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Rodel Announces 2014 Exemplary Principal Finalists

The Rodel Foundation of Arizona has named 13 finalists for the 2014 Rodel Exemplary Principal Award. These finalists from high-need schools 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 District City…

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Meet the 2014 Rodel Exemplary Teachers

The Rodel Foundation of Arizona is proud to announce that 11 outstanding Arizona educators have been named 2014 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 2014 Exemplary Teacher Finalists

The Rodel Foundation of Arizona has announced 22 finalists for the 2014 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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New Role Assignments for Rodel Leaders

The Rodel Foundation of Arizona is pleased to announce that five of our leaders will begin this school year with new assignments as we continue to work toward a better education system in Arizona. Howard Paley has been named Chief Operating Officer, and will oversee all three of Rodel’s initiatives to ensure excellence and fidelity…

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7 Rodel Aspiring Principals to Become Principals in 2013-14

We’re very excited to announce that 7 Rodel Aspiring Principals have been appointed as principals for the 2013-14 school year! The newly-named principals are: Elsa Corral Aguirre Cavett School Tucson Unified School District Keely Bina Desert Willows School Casa Grande Elementary School District Elizabeth Burton Tartesso STEM School Saddle Mountain Unified School District Shelly Hartman…

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2013 Rodel Aspiring Principals Named

The Rodel Foundation of Arizona has named 21 educators from across Arizona to the 2013 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. Name Title School, District City Jennifer Ambrosio TAP…

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Rodel Exemplary Teacher of Early Childhood Announced

In collaboration with the Whiteman Foundation and First Things First, Rodel is proud to announce that Brenda Thomas at Porfirio H. Gonzales Young Achiever’s Preschool in the Tolleson Elementary District is the inaugural Rodel Exemplary Teacher of Early Childhood. Ms. Thomas joins the 12 kindergarten through eighth-grade educators announced over Thanksgiving weekend to comprise the…

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Meet the 2013 Rodel Exemplary Principals

The Rodel Foundation of Arizona is proud to announce that seven outstanding Arizona school leaders have been named 2013 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 2013 Exemplary Principal Finalists

The Rodel Foundation of Arizona has named 13 finalists for the 2013 Rodel Exemplary Principal Award. These finalists from high-need schools 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 achieving, safe, orderly and welcoming. The finalists are: Name…

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Spring 2013 Rodel Promising Student Teachers Named

The Rodel Foundation of Arizona is pleased to announce the latest class of Rodel Promising Student Teachers (RPSTs). These 28 high-potential education students will complete their school’s student teaching requirement with a Rodel Exemplary Teacher during the spring 2013 semester. Name University Rebekah Acosta University of Arizona Woyengipriye Akinyoyenu Grand Canyon University Yemil Andrade University…

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