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Breaking News – Statewide Assessment

A special State Board of Education Meeting has been called for Monday, Nov. 3 at 9:30 a.m. to consider the adoption of a new statewide assessment. The new test will take the place of AIMS in reading, writing and math. It will be given to students in grades 3-8 and high school in spring 2015. […]

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Vote4Education – Expect More Arizona

World-Class Education for Every Arizona Student Expect More Arizona and our partners believe all Arizona children deserve a world-class education, which gives them the opportunity to succeed in life. To ensure a strong economic future for Arizona and a higher quality of life for everyone, we have to make education a top priority in our […]

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AZ ASCD Seeking an Executive Director

AZ ASCD is seeking an executive director. Candidates for this position should possess excellent organizational skills, experience in public education and a strong desire to serve the educational community of Arizona. AZ ASCD Executive Director  Job Description Interested candidates can contact AZ ASCD President, Carol Lippert, for more information. Carollippert@azascd.org If you enjoyed this post, […]

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4 Corners Conference – Sept 2015

4 Corners Conference   The Promise of Hope 18-19 September 2015 The Promise of Hope As educators, we know that focusing on early intervention is key to success in later life.  Our drive in providing this Four Corners Regional Conference in 2015 is to reach out to Early Childhood Educators in all venues from Headstart, […]

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ASCD Regional PD Coming to Phoenix

2014 ASCD Educator Effectiveness Regional Institutes Institute registration includes a free Basic print membership for nonmembers! Disrupting Poverty: Turning High-Poverty Schools into High-Performing Schools November 11–12, Memphis, Tenn. December 2–3, San Diego (La Jolla), Calif. December 9–10, Atlanta, Ga. January 20–21, Phoenix, Ariz. February 3–4, Tampa, Fla. February 12–13, Las Vegas, Nev. Learn more If you […]

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Tell Your Representative to Support the Whole Child!

Representatives Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) and Rodney Davis (R-IL) introduced federal resolution H.Res.658 (PDF), which supports a whole child approach to education. It’s a crucial step in getting federal lawmakers to develop policies and make decisions that promote students’ long-term learning, development, and success. Now, we need you to tell your congressperson about the resolution and why it’s […]

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Arizona Aims Higher

With your help, the Senate defeated SB1395 and SB1396 on a vote of 12-17-1 (see the vote detail for SB1395 and SB1396)! These bills were potentially very damaging to the higher standards that Arizona adopted in 2010. Thank you for telling the legislature that all Arizona students deserve higher academic standards that prepare them for […]

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New Membership Form 2014

“The premier professional association for educators”

AZ ASCD is the Arizona Affiliate of ASCD International. AZ ASCD is a professional organization that brings together classroom and pre-service teachers, staff developers, site and central office administrators, higher education faculty, school board members, parents, business and community members who want to work together to provide expert and innovation solutions for addressing the opportunities and challenges facing learners in Arizona.

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