ASBA Connect 3.22.17

Brooke Razo ASBAConnect

What‘s next for A-F? With AzMERIT testing beginning around the state next week, thoughts in school districts are inevitably turning to what the results of the test will mean for school accountability for the current school year and beyond. During the 2016 Legislative session, the Legislature passed a bill that did away with the statutory formula for A-F letter grades …

ASBA Connect 3.8.17

Brooke Razo ASBAConnect

Are you managing diversity or leading for equity? Come learn about the process in one-day interactive preconference This highly interactive, arts-infused pre-conference along with a musical performance will take attendees through all key phases in a systemic process for achieving greater equity in your schools and district. The day-long pre-conference will be led by engaging experts with deep and diverse …

ASBA Connect 2.16.17

Mike ASBAConnect

The Equity Event is happening Are you ready to step up and talk about it? ASBA’s Equity Event, held on April 5-7 will once again dig deep into leadership strategies and promising practices for identifying and closing the opportunity and achievement gaps. Although efforts to diversify schools confront significant obstacles, all students deserve the chance to succeed, regardless of family …

ASBA Connect 1.25.17

Mike ASBAConnect

The Equity Challenge Begins A message by ASBA President, Julie Bacon I am extraordinarily excited for governing boards throughout Arizona to begin working on the President’s Equity Challenge. Addressing the needs of all students is critical to the success of our communities, state, and nation. As you know, public district schools are the only schools in Arizona that educate every …

ASBA Connect 1.11.17

Mike ASBAConnect

Arizona public schools recognized at annual conference for leadership, student achievement and more Nearly 700 school board members, superintendents and other public school leaders from throughout the state gathered in Phoenix Dec. 14-16 for the 59th joint annual conference of the Arizona School Boards Association and the Arizona School Administrators Superintendents’ Division. Conference attendees had the opportunity to choose from …