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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…

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Meet the 2015 Rodel Exemplary Principals

The Rodel Foundation of Arizona is proud to announce that eight outstanding Arizona school leaders have been named 2015 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 2015 Rodel Exemplary Principal Finalists

The Rodel Foundation of Arizona has named 16 finalists for the 2015 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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Meet the 2015 Rodel Exemplary Teachers

The Rodel Foundation of Arizona is proud to announce that 11 outstanding Arizona educators have been named 2015 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 2015 Exemplary Teacher Finalists

The Rodel Foundation of Arizona has announced 20 finalists for the 2015 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. The finalists are: Name Grade District School Name City…

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Rodel Welcomes Mike Henderson as Director of Initiatives

The Rodel Foundation of Arizona is pleased to announce that Mike Henderson is joining our team as Director of Initiatives. Most recently, Mike was the Director of Federal Programs & Instructional Technology for the Chandler Unified School District. Prior to that, he served as principal at Galveston Elementary School in the Chandler Unified District where…

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Fall 2014 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 requirement during the fall 2014 semester. Name College or University Jennifer Baker Grand Canyon University…

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2014 Rodel Aspiring Principals Named

The Rodel Foundation of Arizona has named 21 educators from across Arizona to the 2014 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 Marisela Campillo Assistant Principal…

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Rodel & MCESA Announce “MATH 20/20: A New Lens for Mathematics Teaching & Learning”

The Rodel Foundation of Arizona (Rodel) and the Maricopa County Education Service Agency (MCESA) are partnering to bring a highly effective professional development initiative focused on improving elementary-level math teaching and learning to districts throughout Maricopa County. MATH 20/20 creates sustainable, district-wide improvement by developing educators’ mathematical content knowledge and their understanding of Arizona’s College…

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Meet the 2014 Rodel Exemplary Principals

The Rodel Foundation of Arizona is proud to announce that seven outstanding Arizona school leaders have been named 2014 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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