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2006 Rodel Graduates Begin Teaching

The Rodel Charitable Foundation of Arizona is pleased to welcome 43 new Rodel Graduates as they begin their first year teaching. These newly minted teachers were selected as Rodel Promising Student Teachers last year while they were students at Arizona State University at the Tempe and West Campuses, the University of Arizona, Northern Arizona University,…

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Rodel Announces Spring 2007 Promising Student Teachers

The Rodel Charitable Foundation of Arizona is pleased to announce that 36 Spring 2007 Rodel Promising Student Teachers have been chosen from the University of Arizona, Northern Arizona University and Arizona State University at the West, Polytechnic and Tempe campuses. Each semester, Rodel interviews future educators who want to apply their talents in the most…

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Rodel Announces Fall 2007 Promising Student Teachers

The Rodel Charitable Foundation of Arizona is pleased to announce that 41 Fall 2007 Rodel Promising Student Teachers have been chosen from the University of Arizona and Arizona State University at the West, Polytechnic and Tempe campuses. Each semester, Rodel interviews future educators who want to apply their talents in the most challenging schools.  The…

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2008 Rodel Exemplary Teachers

  Maricopa and Coconino County Rodel Exemplary Teachers Marcia Beldock R. E. Simpson School, Alhambra Elementary District Eighth-grade Math Read: Every child has a star within Kasey Boike Littleton Elementary, Littleton Elementary District Third Grade Read: Kids are her motivation Barbra DeLair Westwood High School, Mesa Unified District High School Math Read: Set a good…

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2008 Rodel Exemplary Principals

Here are the winners for the Rodel Exemplary Principal Award, a new honor that recognizes exceptional leaders in high-needs schools. The Rodel Charitable Foundation of Arizona, in partnership with Social Venture Partners Arizona, launched the Rodel Exemplary Principal Initiative to reward outstanding principals and train aspiring principals. Winners each will receive $5,000 in savings bonds…

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West Valley Educators Do Us Proud with Achievements

Talented West Valley educators continue to earn statewide recognition for their achievements at area schools. In November, Amanda McAdams, a 10th-grade English teacher at Apollo High School in Glendale, was named 2011 Teacher of the Year by the Arizona Educational Foundation. And this week, seven principals with West Valley ties were among 14 educators named…

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2012 Rodel Aspiring Principals Named

The Rodel Foundation of Arizona has named 30 educators from across Arizona to the 2012 class of Rodel Aspiring Principals. This month they will begin a two-year course of training, shadowing and mentorship with a Rodel Exemplary Principal as they prepare to become principals at high-need schools. Krista Adams Title I Facilitator Monte Vista Elementary…

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Rodel Launches MAC-Ro for Arizona’s Common Core Standards

The Rodel Foundation of Arizona’s MAC-Ro Math Initiative is now aligned to Arizona’s Common Core Standards for Mathematics. Arizona’s adoption of the Common Core State Standards is a major step toward helping students gain the academic knowledge and skills they need to be successful in college, career and life. “These standards have the potential to…

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