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Meet the 2016 Rodel Exemplary Principals

The Rodel Foundation of Arizona is proud to announce that eight outstanding Arizona school leaders have been named 2016 Rodel Exemplary Principals. These principals, representing the best in the state, have been selected for their demonstrated ability to inspire their staffs to contribute to school-wide success and the development of a campus that is high…

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Principal Initiative Expands to Coconino County, Arizona

A new partnership with Northern Arizona University is leading to the expansion of the Rodel Principal Initiative to include recognition of Rodel Exemplary Principal mentors and Aspiring Principal mentees in Coconino County. The Rodel Principal Initiative has previously named Exemplary Principals from Maricopa, Pima, Pinal, and Yuma Counties. “Great leaders aren’t born, they are made.…

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Meet the 2016 Rodel Exemplary Teachers

The Rodel Foundation of Arizona is proud to announce that 15 outstanding Arizona educators have been named 2016 Rodel Exemplary Teachers. These teachers, representing the best in the state, will each be asked to mentor high-potential student teachers from Arizona colleges of education. What sets the Rodel Teacher Initiative apart from typical student teaching programs…

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Rodel Principal Initiative Round Table with AZ Gov. Doug Ducey

Last Friday, representatives of Rodel’s Principal Initiative sat down with Gov. Doug Ducey and his Education Policy Advisor Dawn Wallace in a round table discussion of the challenges facing public education in Arizona. The Rodel Principal Initiative representatives included: Alicia Alvarez, 2015 Rodel Exemplary Principal, Principal of Alta Vista High School in Tucson Brett Bonner,…

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Fall 2015 Rodel Promising Student Teachers Named

The Rodel Foundation of Arizona is pleased to announce the latest class of Rodel Promising Student Teachers (RPSTs) from Arizona colleges of education. These 19 high-potential students will be mentored by Rodel Exemplary Teachers as they begin their student teaching experience during the fall 2015 semester. Name College or University Allison Arriaga Arizona State University…

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2015 Rodel Aspiring Principals Named

The Rodel Foundation of Arizona has named 26 educators from across Arizona to the 2015 cohort of Rodel Aspiring Principals. Next month these individuals will begin training, shadowing and building a network with Rodel Exemplary Principal mentors as they prepare to become principals of Arizona schools. Name Title School, District City Joel Bacalia Assistant Principal…

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Rodel Teacher Initiative Featured in GCU Today

We’re very proud of the work featured in this article about the Grand Canyon University College of Education partnership with Rodel. It’s a nice inside look at how Rodel Exemplary Teachers mentor Rodel Promising Student Teachers as they prep to lead their own classrooms, and the importance of mentorship for early-career teachers.

 

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The Rodel Foundation of Arizona Named as Partner in 100Kin10

The Rodel Foundation of Arizona has been accepted as a partner by 100Kin10, a multi-sector network fueling the next generation of innovators and problem-solvers by providing America’s classrooms with 100,000 excellent science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) teachers by 2021. “We are honored to join a national network of organizations who are committed to giving…

Spring 2015 Rodel Promising Student Teachers Named

The Rodel Foundation of Arizona is pleased to announce the latest class of Rodel Promising Student Teachers (RPSTs) from Arizona colleges of education. These 20 high-potential students will be mentored by Rodel Exemplary Teachers as they begin their student teaching experience during the spring 2015 semester. Name College or University Vangie Briceno Arizona State University…