Congratulations to AZALAS members Dr. Lupita Hightower and Dr. JoEtta Gonzales
Congratulations to AZALAS members Dr. Lupita Hightower and Dr. JoEtta Gonzales on their election to the Arizona School Administrators (ASA) Board of Directors. Dr. Hightower was elected as President-Elect and Dr. Gonzales as Secretary -Treasurer. Two outstanding Latina leaders on the rise! In addition, Dr. Gonzales was selected as the ASA’s Distinguished Administrator for the Superintendent Division. Congratulations Dr. Gonzales!
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Nora Gutierrez, Superintendent Tolleson Union High School District in December was awarded Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) “National Educational Leadership Award” for her extraordinary leadership and support! Additionally, Nora was just elected to the ALAS Board of Directors as the At-Large Affiliates Board Member!
Dr. Lupita Hightower, Superintendent Tolleson Elementary School District in December was awarded ASA Mid Level School Districts Superintendent of the Year
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Message from Colin Seale, thinkLaw’s Founder and CEO Black lives matter. I founded thinkLaw 5 years ago in the wake of unrest over police officers killing unarmed Black people and the protestor's cry of [...]
The US Census Bureau has released their 2018 Annual Survey of School System Finances. This is the latest report available. Table 8 "Per Pupil Amounts for Current Spending of Public Elementary-Secondary School Systems by State: [...]
This is really scary. On Friday Highground Public Affairs Consultants released results of a poll that surveyed likely Arizona voters that was done on 5/18 through 5/22. Paul Bentz, Senior Vice President of Research and [...]
On Tuesday of next week the Arizona Senate is scheduled to meet. They may take action on some legislation or just adjourn sine die. Most agree at a minimum the Senate will adjourn sine die [...]
We Want to Hear from Teachers! Educators have a unique and valuable perspective Expect More Arizona is working with the State Board of Education to gather information from Arizona teachers about the transition from in-person [...]
Guidance on Return to the Workplace May 14, 2020 The attached document provides general information on preparing school district workplaces for re-opening now that Governor Ducey has determined that the Stay Home, Stay Healthy, Stay [...]
Hello there, Now that most school buildings have been shuttered for the remainder of the school year, there are lessons to be learned with respect to leadership, maintaining a positive school climate and student achievement [...]
June and July Arizona Online Instruction[AOI] Additional Funding Webinar Wed, May 20, 2020 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM MST This webinar is sponsored by ASA, AASBO and ASBA and will review the June and July [...]
AZALAS Partners with AZ Schools Now!
At the January meeting, AZALAS accepted an invitation to be affiliated with AZ Schools Now. We strongly encourage our stakeholders to become active with their coalition’s activities. Please visit their website at http://azschoolsnow.org to take the Strong Schools Pledge! AZALAS has taken the pledge along with many other organizations!