Introducing the Arizona Education Progress Meter

After years of discussion among community leaders, educators and policy makers about how to improve education in Arizona, Expect More Arizona and the Center for the Future of Arizona have launched the Arizona Education Progress Meter to provide a roadmap for success. The Arizona Education Progress Meter represents key milestones on the path to improving…

News from ASU

Seven ASU alumni principals recognized for excellence by Rodel Foundation

ASU Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College:
Congratulations to the four alumni who received 2016 Rodel Exemplary Principal Awards:
Shannon Bonnette (BAE,1991), Richard E. Miller School, Washington Elementary District;
Karie Burns (BAE, 2001 ), Surprise Elementary School, Dysart Unified District;
Bennett MacKinney (MEd, 2006; EdD, 2015), Echo Mountain Intermediate School, Paradise Valley Unified District;
Kate McDonald (MEd,1993), South Mountain High School, Phoenix Union High School District.


Arizona’s best school principals received NAU degrees

NAU News:
The Rodel Foundation has named its exemplary principals and five of the eight winners received degrees from Northern Arizona University. Of the 16 finalists, 10 earned NAU degrees.


Castle Dome principal wins Rodel honor

By Amy Crawford, Yuma Sun:
Castle Dome Middle School Principal Lori Sheffield has been named a Rodel Exemplary Principal for 2016. “It’s exciting,” she said during an interview with the Yuma Sun. “I’m kind of a little star-struck because I know some of the other people who have been exemplary principals or have been nominated, and I think that’s a wow factor for me.”