ATTENTION: Certification Closing at Noon on Friday, July 17

The Certification Unit will be closing at 12 p.m. on Friday, July 17 for carpet replacement and will be reopening at 12 p.m. on Monday, July 20. Certification will not be able to assist anyone who comes to the counter after 12 p.m. on Friday, July 17, so please plan accordingly. Thank you for your understanding.

ATTENTION: Certification Hours Reduced July 17 and 20

Friday, July 17: Open 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. 

Monday, July 20: Open 12 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. 

You can mail your application to:

ADE-Certification Unit
PO BOX 6490
Phoenix, AZ 85005

Thank you for your patience and understanding while these upgrades take place.

Superintendent Douglas Launches “We Are Listening” Tour

Press Release – Superintendent Douglas Launches “We Are Listening” Tour

Draft Arizona Arts Standards Now Available for Public Review

The Department is pleased to announce that a draft set of Arizona Arts Standards is now open for public review.

DRAFT Standards Online Survey Link
2015 Arts Standards Introduction Preview the Survey Questions here
Dance Standards Survey
Media Arts Standards Survey
General Music Standards K-8 Survey
Music:  Performing Ensemble Standards (High School) Survey
Music:  Harmonizing Instrument Standards (High School) Survey
Music:  Music Theory and Composition Standards (High School) Survey
Music: Music Technology Standards (High School) Survey
Theatre Standards Survey
Visual Arts Standards Survey

 

Additional input:

  • Email comments to: ArtsEd@azed.gov Subject header: Arts Standard Review
  • Fax comments to: (602) 364-0902 Attn: Arts Standards Review Committee
  • Mail comments to: Lynn Tuttle, Arizona Department of Education, 1535 W. Jefferson Street #32, Phoenix, AZ 85007

Public Input Meetings

Please find below the meeting schedule and reservation link to participate in public review meetings for the DRAFT 2015 Arizona Arts Standards. Please share this information with your arts educator colleagues, your parents and your administrators and encourage them to participate in the review. The draft standards can only get better with your input – and the input of the community!

Date Time Location Registration
Monday, March 30 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. Goodyear Branch Library
14455 W. Van Buren Street,  STE C101

Goodyear, AZ 85338

602-652-3000

Registration Link
Free to attend
Tuesday, April 7 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. Mesa Creative and Performing Arts Center
155 North Center Street

Mesa, Arizona 85201-6682

480-308-7350

Registration Link
Free to attend
Wednesday, April 15 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. Marshall Magnet Elementary School
850 N Bonito St.

Flagstaff, AZ 86001

928-773-4030

Registration Link
Free to attend
Thursday, April 16 4:00 p.m. Virtual Meeting – Webinar
Join us at your computer!
Upon completion of registration, you will be sent a confirmation email with login information to join the meeting
Registration Link
You must register so we can send you the login information!
Free to attend
Monday, April 20 5:00 p.m. Virtual Meeting – Webinar
Join us at your computer!
Upon completion of registration, you will be sent a confirmation email with login information to join the meeting
Registration Link
You must register so we can send you the login information!
Free to attend
Tuesday, April 21 4:00 p.m. Virtual Meeting – Webinar
Join us at your computer!
Upon completion of registration, you will be sent a confirmation email with login information to join the meeting
Registration Link
You must register so we can send you the login information!
Free to attend
Wednesday, April 22 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. Vail Middle School Library
5350 E. 16th Street

(off of Craycroft and between Broadway and 22nd St.)

Tucson, AZ 85711

520-584-5400

Registration Link
Free to attend.

 

PD Opportunity: Registration Open Until Nov. 2 for African American Experiences in the Historical Development of Arizona and the Southwest

Free Event – Moving Forward: Secondary and Higher Ed Partnerships for College and Career Readiness with ASU—ELA Educators (09/17/2014 in Tempe)

Free Event – Moving Forward: Secondary and Higher Ed Partnerships for College and Career Readiness with NAU—ELA Educators (09/11/2014 in Flagstaff)

Superintendent Huppenthal Reaffirms Stance on Arizona’s College and Career Ready Standards

Media Advisory – Superintendent Huppenthal Reaffirms Stance on Arizona’s College and Career Ready Standards

2014 Leading Change Conference: Lead the Change, Create the Future

June 17-19, 2014 at the Hilton El Conquistador Resort in Tucson.

Visit www.azed.gov/leadingchange for more information.

2014 Great Arizona Teach-In Scheduled for May 3, 2014

Application Period for Empowerment Scholarship Accounts is Open

Application Period for Empowerment Scholarship Accounts is Open