June 10-12: Growing Collaborative School Teams to Implement Arizona’s Common Core Standards

Effective schools understand the value of collaborative school teams and professional learning for teachers and leaders to help implement new initiatives such as the Arizona’s Common Core Standards. Effective Teachers and Leaders Unit and the PDLA project of ADE join with K-12 Academic Standards and AZ LEADS in designing and conducting this event.

Attention Educators: Changes Coming for Arizona’s Educator Exams

On March 1, 2013, many of the Arizona Educator Proficiency Assessments (AEPA) exams will be replaced by National Evaluation Series (NES) exams.

Student-Teacher-Course Connection: Three Phases – One Program

Click here to learn more about your success with the Student-Teacher-Course Connection program. We’ve created a dedicated Student-Teacher-Course Connection website to walk you through every phase, and resources are added frequently so be sure to add this page to your favorites.

Race to the Top Overview Webinar Information

For more information on Arizona’s Race to the Top project, please click on the links below:

Arizona Race to the Top General Overview Webinar – Recorded 01/12/2012

Arizona Race to the Top Introductory Overview PowerPoint Presentation

Arizona was recently awarded $25 million through the U.S. Department of Education’s Race to the Top Phase 3 (RTTT) grant program to advance Arizona’s education reform efforts. Please join the ADE, in collaboration with the Governor’s Office of Education Innovation and the Arizona Association of County School Superintendents for a general informational webinar regarding Arizona’s new Race to the Top grant award. Information shared will include a description of major grant elements and partnerships, where to find ongoing information on Arizona’s Race to the Top project, and next steps for the state and for LEAs as we move toward implementation.

Please visit www.azed.gov/racetothetop for additional ongoing information regarding Arizona’s Race to the Top project.