Archive — Month: October 2017

Published: October 12th, 2017

The Great Arizona ShakeOut is 10/19

The Great Arizona Shake Out

When is the last time your school had an earthquake drill? The following information comes to us from our colleagues at the Arizona Geological Survey and the Arizona Department of Emergency and Military Affairs. The Great Arizona ShakeOut is a fantastic opportunity for K-12 educators to discuss science and practice preparedness with their students. Arizona [Read more…]

Published: October 11th, 2017

Educator Certification: Where Teachers Go On Break

Superintendent Douglas shaking hands with a teacher

One of the greatest mysteries of elementary school is what teachers do when they aren’t teaching. Obviously, they sleep at school, since they are already there when the kids arrive and stay long past the end of the school day. And any first grader can attest to the fact that teachers can’t possibly have lives [Read more…]

Published: October 4th, 2017

Read 20 AZ Succeeds at Camino al Exito

Read 20 AZ storytime

Members of the Arizona Department of Education’s communications team spent Saturday morning (September 30, 2017) promoting the importance of reading at Camino al Exito Education Fair. Jointly sponsored by Expect More Arizona, Univision Arizona, and Helios Education Foundation for the sixth year in a row, the Spanish-language fair is held each year on the campus [Read more…]