Learn - Teach - Lead
in Arizona

Premier Association For Arizona Educators
Join ASCD and AZ ASCD at the same time!
Click here to sign up now

2014 Summer Conference

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

Kids Under Threat in the Budget Negotiations – ACT NOW!

The State Senate is voting this week on a state budget proposal. With the leadership of Senate President Biggs, they voted to suspend Senate rules to allow for the introduction of the budget bills. At this point the Senate Republican version of the budget leaves some glaring gaps for children: NO additional funding to hire critical […]

read more

STEM Opportunities

It’s my pleasure to share with you two very exciting opportunities through Grand Canyon University. Working in the Office of Strategic Educational Alliances at GCU, I am privileged to cultivate professional learning and student engagement opportunities. Because of your participation in the Canyon Educational Participant (CEP) you are able to apply for an Innovate to Serve: A […]

Apply Now

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 […]

read more

ASCD Emerging Leaders Class of 2014!

Do you know of a colleague who is interested in getting more involved with ASCD? Invite him or her to apply for the ASCD Emerging Leaders Class of 2014! Emerging leaders are educators who ·         Have been in the profession approximately 5–15 years; ·         Demonstrate a passion for teaching, learning, and leadership; ·         Have not previously been involved […]

read more

Can Standardized Tests Inform Instruction?

http://inservice.ascd.org/educational-leadership/can-standardized-tests-inform-instruction/ 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

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.

read more

ABEC Members:

We need your help to get HB 2047 (pupil assessments; AIMS transition) HEARD AND PASSED by the Arizona Senate Government and Environment Committee and the Senate Education Committee within the next week or two.   Without a hearing in both of these committees, this bill may die, which would be harmful to our collective efforts to […]

read more