Vicki Davis is coming to Grand Canyon University, November 18th. She will be sharing the steps and strategies to creating engaging, global classrooms that are relevant to student achievement and very sustainable! Because AZ ASCD is a GCU participant organization, all AZ ASCD members can receive the discounted rate of $45.00 to attend (purchase before […]read more
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 […]read more
We had an outstanding summer conference with Keynote speaker Dr. Barbara Blackburn, Lunchtime keynote presenters Dr. John Walkup and Ben Jones. The breakout session presenters were outstanding! Enjoy the photos! If you enjoyed this post, please consider leaving a comment or subscribing to the RSS feed to have future articles delivered to your feed reader.read more
“The premier professional association for educators”
An important part of membership is the election of officers. We look forward to your participation in this process.
The call for electronic nominations for officers for the Executive Board of AZ ASCD will begin on Feb. 19th and will close on March 19 at our Annual Meeting at Deer Valley Middle School (10 am – 12 pm).
Nominations are being requested for the following positions for 2011-2012. The fiscal year for AZ ASCD begins on July 1, 2011 and ends on June 30, 2012.
President Elect: The president-elect shall fulfill the duties and responsibilities of the president and perform other duties as designated by the president of the AZ ASCD Board. The president-elect shall attend ASCD International Conferences, if funds are available, and report back to the Affiliate. The president-elect, in conjunction with the Executive Director, shall develop and preside over the annual summer Board of Directors’ planning retreat. This is a 3 year commitment: 1 year as President-elect; 1 year as President; 1 year as Immediate Past President
Vice-President: The vice-president shall fulfill the duties and responsibilities of the president in the absence of the president-elect. The vice-president shall serve as chairperson of the membership committee and the committee that coordinates membership services. The vice-president shall maintain a current membership list and process all membership applications.
Secretary: The secretary shall keep a record of the minutes of all meetings of the AZ ASCD, work with the Executive Director to disseminate the minutes to Board members, create a summary of the meeting to the webmaster for the general membership, and keep on file all records of the Affiliate. The secretary shall also handle such correspondence as shall be delegated and shall perform such other duties as assigned.
Treasurer: The treasurer shall receive designated monies of the Affiliate; shall keep an accurate record of receipts and of reported expenditures; shall prepare an annual budget of anticipated income and expenses; shall pay all orders signed by the Executive Director or President and present a financial statement at every meeting of the board and at other times when requested by the AZ ASCD Board of Directors; shall work with the Executive Director to comply with annual requirements of the IRS and the Corporation Commission; arrange for an annual audit of the books; and shall make a full report at the Annual Meeting.
Members-at-Large – 1 position available: This is an appointed position. The Board of Directors may have up to, but not more than, six Members-at-Large each year. The term for this position is two years. These positions are appointed. Members-at-Large are expected to attend Board Meetings and participate in standing committee assignments.read more
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 […]read more
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“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.read more