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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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Rodel Announces 2016 Rodel Exemplary Principal Finalists

The Rodel Foundation of Arizona has named 15 finalists for the 2016 Rodel Exemplary Principal Award. These finalists from schools in high-need communities have been selected for their demonstrated ability to inspire their staff to contribute to school-wide success and the development of a campus that is high achieving, safe, orderly and welcoming. Name School…

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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 Announces 2016 Exemplary Teacher Finalists

The Rodel Foundation of Arizona has announced 24 finalists for the 2016 Rodel Exemplary Teacher award. These teachers, representing the best of Arizona, were selected for their outstanding student achievement in high-need schools, effective classroom practices, and their potential to be outstanding mentors to future teachers.

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Rodel Partners with Freeport-McMoRan to Deliver Math 20/20 to Rural Arizona

Rodel has been awarded one of the Freeport-McMoRan Foundation’s Math Professional Development Initiative grants, bringing Math 20/20 to seven rural Arizona school districts. Each of the districts will receive grade-level-wide professional development in mathematics for their teachers and school leaders starting in the 2015-16 school year and continuing through the 2017-18 school year.

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Exemplary Teacher Initiative Expands to Yuma County

A new partnership with the Yuma County School Superintendent and the Arizona Community Foundation of Yuma is leading to the expansion of the Rodel Teacher Initiative to include recognition of Rodel Exemplary Teacher mentors and Promising Student Teacher mentees in Yuma County. The Rodel Teacher Initiative has previously named Exemplary Teachers from Maricopa, Pima, Pinal, and Coconino Counties.

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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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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…

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