ADE/ESS in partnership with Research Collaboration at the University of Kansas, Center for Research on Learning offers funding and training to selected interdisciplinary teams of educators from across Arizona. The Secondary Transition Mentoring Project / College and Career Readiness Team Training (STMP/CCRTT) Project provides systematic professional development that promotes college and career readiness for all students.

What’s New

Alarm Clock


To learn more about STMP/CCRTT, please watch/listen to this webinar. It offers more information in regards to the following STMP/CCRTT related  topics:

  • Arizona Department of Education and University of Kansas roles
  • Purpose of the STMP/CCRTT Project
  • General Overview
  • Training Content
  • Dates of Year 1 Training Sessions
  • LEA Commitments
  • Submitting an Application for a STMP/CCRRT Capacity Building Grant in ADEConnect

The STMP/CCRTT Funding Application will be available in the Grants Management Enterprise (GME) system at a later date for the teams that are selected to participate in the training.



Participating STMP/CCRTT Teams, 2012-2016 Cohorts

12-16 cohorts

2015-16 STMP/CCRTT Dates

Year 1 Cohort

Session Date
Transition Conference 8/24/15 – 8/26/15
1 10/27/15 – 10/28/15
2 1/12/16 – 1/13/16
3 4/26/16 – 4/27/16


2015-16 STMP/CCRTT Dates

Year 2 Cohort

Session Date
Transition Conference 8/24/15 – 8/26/15
4 9/9/15 – 9/10/15
5 1/26/16 – 1/27/16
6 4/12/16 – 4/13/16


Sustainability Webinars

for members of 13-15, 12-14, & 11-13 cohorts

Session Date
Webinar #1 9/24/15 @ 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Webinar #2 1/20/16 @ 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Year 1 Year 2
Transition Conference: Aug. 25 -27 Transition Conference: Aug. 25 – 27
Training #1: 10/28 – 10/29 Training #4: 9/30 – 10/1
Training #2: 1/13 – 1/14 Training #5: 1/27 – 1/28
Training #3: 4/28 – 4/29 Training #6: 4/14 – 4/15

Year 2 Teams (2012-14 Cohort)

Name of Team School Name
Cave Creek USD Cactus Shadows High School
Colorado River UHSD  
Coolidge USD (2 teams) Coolidge High School
  San Tan Foothills HS
Ganado USD Ganado High School
Gilbert Public Schools Highland High School
Peoria USD (2 teams) Liberty High School
  Peoria High School
Phoenix UHSD Central HS
Pinon USD Pinon HS
Sierra Vista USD Buena HS
Tucson USD (2 teams) Cholla HS
  Pueblo HS
University Public Schools, Inc. ASU Prep
Yuma UHSD Kofa HS, San Luis HS

Year 1 Teams (2013-15 Cohort)

Name of Team School Name
Career Development Northern Arizona Academy
Douglas Unified School District Douglas High School
Ft. Thomas USD Fort Thomas High School, Mt. Turnbull Academy
Heber-Overgaard UD Mogollon Junior/Senior High School
Kayenta UD Monument Valley High School
Peoria USD (3 Teams) Cactus High School
  Centennial High School
  Ironwood High School
Skyline Schools Skyline Prep High School
Tempe Union HSD Tempe High School
Vail USD Cienega High School
Winslow UD Winslow High School
Yuma UHSD Cibola High School, Gila Ridge HS

Resource Links

Research Collaboration
National Research Council (Education for Life and Work)
Coalition for a College and Career Ready America
Promoting Grit, Tenacity and Perseverance
Arizona Secondary Transition
Arizona’s Post School Outcomes – Data Collection and Analysis
Arizona Promising Practices
Early Warning Systems
National Secondary Transition Technical Assistance Center (NSTTAC)
National Post School Outcomes Center
National Drop Out Prevention Center
Transition Coalition
Center for Research on Learning

Contact Us

Jeannette Zemeida
Telephone: (602) 542-3855
Fax: (602) 542-5404
E-mail: [email protected]

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