|Congratulations to the new LEA Character Education
Matching Grant Award Recipients!
|1||Academy of Excellence Inc.||Academy of Excellence|
|2||Alhambra Elementary District||Cordova Middle School|
|3||Alhambra Elementary District||Montebello Elementary School|
|4||Arizona Agribusiness & Equine Center Inc.||AAEC – Estrella|
|5||Arizona Agribusiness & Equine Center Inc.||AAEC – Paradise Valley|
|6||Arizona Agribusiness & Equine Center Inc.||AAEC – Prescott Valley|
|7||Arizona Agribusiness & Equine Center Inc.||AAEC – Red Mountain|
|8||Arizona Agribusiness & Equine Center Inc.||SMCC Campus|
|9||Avondale Elementary||Desert Star Elementary School|
|10||Buckeye Union High School District||Buckeye Union High School|
|11||Camp Verde Unified District||Camp Verde Middle School|
|12||Cartwright Elementary District||Cartwright Elementary School|
|13||Chandler Unified District||San Marcos Elementary School|
|14||Cottonwood-Oak Creek Elementary District||Mountain View Preparatory|
|15||Creighton Elementary District||Creighton Elementary School|
|16||Deer Valley Unified District||Legend Springs Elementary|
|17||Florence Crittenton Services of AZ Inc.||Girls Leadership Academy of Arizona|
|18||Florence Unified District||Circle Cross Ranch K-8|
|19||Florence Unified District||Walker Butte K-8|
|20||Fowler Elementary District||Fowler Elementary|
|21||Fowler Elementary District||Sun Canyon Elementary School|
|22||Fowler Elementary District||Western Valley Elementary School|
|23||Genesis Program||Genesis Academy|
|24||Gila Bend Unified District||Gila Bend Elementary|
|25||Higley Unified School District||Higley High School|
|26||Higley Unified School District||Williams Field High School|
|27||Liberty Traditional Charter School||Saddleback Charter School|
|28||Maricopa Unified District||Maricopa Elementary School|
|29||Mesa Unified District||Crismon Elementary School|
|30||Murphy Elementary District||Arthur Hamilton Elementary School|
|31||Murphy Elementary District||Jack L Kuban Elementary School|
|32||Murphy Elementary District||William R. Sullivan|
|33||P.L.C. Charter Schools||Arts Academy at Estrella Mountain|
|34||Phoenix Elementary District||Maie Bartlett Heard School|
|35||Phoenix Elementary District||Silvestre S. Herrera School|
|36||Prescott Unified District||Abia Judd Elementary School|
|37||Presidio School, Inc.||Presidio School|
|38||Roosevelt Elementary District||Bernard Black Elementary School|
|39||Roosevelt Elementary District||C.O. Greenfield School|
|40||StarShine Academy||StarShine Academy|
|41||Telesis Center for Learning Inc.||Telesis Preparatory Academy|
|42||The Paideia Academies Inc.||The Paideia Academy of South|
|43||Tolleson Elementary District||Desert Oasis Elementary School|
|44||Tolleson Elementary District||Sheely Farms Elementary School|
|45||Tucson Unified District||C. E. Rose Elementary School|
|46||Washington Elementary District||Ocotillo Elementary School|
|47||Washington Elementary District||Orangewood Elementary School|
|48||Washington Elementary District||Washington Elementary School|
|49||Williams Unified District||Williams Elementary/Middle School|
|50||Williams Unified District||Williams High School|
The Character Education Matching Grant has closed for the 2014-2015 school year. This year, the Character Education team will be reviewing applications from over 50 school districts and charter schools! We plan on announcing the grant recipients in late July.
The Character Education team is pleased to announce that the FY 2014-2015 Character Education Matching Grant is now open through the ADE Grants Management website (https://gme.azed.gov). You will need to have an ADEConnect logon to use the new Grants Management Enterprise. We have extended the submission deadline to Friday, June 27, 2014 at 5:00 PM MST.
This year, the Character Education team will conduct Grant Application Training in the webinar format. This will give everyone an opportunity to learn more about the grant and to answer any questions that you may have regarding the grant or the application process. We have scheduled four trainings, beginning May 21st with the last one scheduled June 10th. Here are the dates, times and registration links for each training session: (each training has a separate registration link)
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 9:00-10:00 AM MST – https://student.gototraining.com/r/2549180684070931968
Tuesday, May 27, 2014 9:00-10:00 AM MST – https://student.gototraining.com/r/4647798736797746432
Wednesday, June 4, 2014 9:00-10:00 AM MST -https://student.gototraining.com/r/5486803074604802816
Tuesday, June 10, 2014 9:00-10:00 AM MST – https://student.gototraining.com/r/7608193112654430464
Thank you for your interest in Character Education and good luck to you all!
The Character Eduaction Matching Grant application release date has been postponed, due to technical issues. We are looking to post the application to the new Arizona Department of Education Grants Managment Enterprise on or around May 8, 2014. If you would like to recieve an email once the application is opened, please fill out the following form.
The Character Education Matching Grant Application for Pre-Approved Vendors has closed and the Character Education Department has begun vetting applicants. Pre-approved vendors will be posted to the ADE Website on Monday, April 28, 2014. The application process will open for schools on Thursday, May 1, 2014. If you have any questions or concerns regarding the Character Education Matching Grant, contact program specialist Michael Elliott at firstname.lastname@example.org or (602) 364-0103.
The Arizona Department of Education Character Education Department will be having a Character Education Matching Grant seminar for all Local Education Agencies this Thursday, April 3, 2014 at our central office, located at 3300 North Central Avenue, Phoenix, Arizona 85014. Attendees have the option of attending either the 10:00 AM session or the 1:00 session. Each session is expected to last an hour and a half. To RSVP to a session, please email email@example.com.
Attention all Character Education Providers,
The pre-approval application for the 2014-2015 Arizona Department of Education Character Education Matching Grant is now open. Organizations that provide character education curriculum, pursuant to A.R.S. 15-154.01, can apply to be pre-approved as a vendor for the Character Education Matching Grant. Pre-approval is mandatory for providers wishing to participate in the Character Education Matching Grant program for the 2014-2015 school year. To apply, prospective providers must fill out the following form. Please print, sign, scan and email the form to JoAnne McCoy JoAnne.McCoy@azed.gov no later than Friday, March 28, 2014 at 5:00 PM, MST.
If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact JoAnne McCoy, (602) 364-1971 or email JoAnne.McCoy@azed.gov.
February 20, 2014
PHOENIX, Arizona – The Arizona Department of Education Character Education Team had the pleasure of attending the 2014 Behavior, Education, and Technology Conference this past week at the Desert Willow Conference Center in Phoenix. Attending the conference gave the Character Education Department the opportunity to showcase its program to various school administrators, curriculum directors, staff developers, technology coordinators, superintendents, principals, K-12 teachers, special educators, psychologists, counselors, social workers, mental health professionals, charter schools, private schools, alternative schools, college professors, and policy makers from all levels of government. In addition to showcasing the program and the Character Education Matching Grant, program administrator Dr. Ann Hart and JoAnne McCoy encouraged table visitors to choose which of the seventeen character education attributes were the most important in their everyday lives. The results of the poll will be posted on the program’s Twitter account within the next week.
Visitors were also treated to a panel, detailing the nuances of Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports (PBIS) District Funding by Dr. Ann Hart, Deputy Associate Superintendent of African-American Outreach, Character, Homeless, and Refugee Education, Oran Tkatchov, Director of Professional Development for Exceptional Student Services, and Jean Ajamie, Director of School Safety and Prevention for the Arizona Department of Education.
To see more photos from the BET-C, click here to check out our Facebook album.
The August Attribute is Diligence ~
D iligence is committing to doing tasks with excellence, persevering with determination and patience to complete tasks in spite of difficulties and discouragement. Doing your duty to the best of your ability.
“Gardens are not made by singing ‘Oh, how beautiful!’ and sitting in the shade.”
῀ Rudyard Kipling, Complete Verse
“Cloudette” by Tom Lichtenheld
July’s Attribute is Citizenship ~
C itizenship is being loyal to your country. It allows you to have a choice, since you can vote for someone who can represent you and make decisions in your name.
This means that we have to respect our laws and our culture. It means that we have to represent our country overseas, show respect to citizens of other countries, and our fellowmen. To be a good citizen is to denounce injustices of one country towards another.
We also have a duty to our own country, which we demonstrate by paying our taxes and by participating in a variety of activities within our communities.
Finally, a good citizen respects the world because we are all citizens of the world.
“If we can instill values of community, harmony, peace, moderation, and stewardship into our youth, the rewards to society are limitless, and everything else will come easy.”
῀ Charles Orgbon III
“Brothers in Hope” by Mary Williams