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9 teachers in metro Phoenix named Rodel Exemplary Teachers

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Nine teachers in Maricopa County and six others statewide were named a Rodel Exemplary Teacher. The Scottsdale-based Rodel Foundation of Arizona annually selects extraordinary teachers and asks them to mentor high-potential student teachers. The teachers are selected based on their students’ achievement in high-needs schools, principal recommendations and observations by Rodel officials.

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5 Phoenix-area principals earn Rodel honors

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Five Maricopa County principals are among eight statewide named a Rodel Exemplary Principal.

They are Heather Henderson from Arizona Charter Academy in Surprise, Elaine Jacobs from North Canyon High School in the Paradise Valley Unified District, Kyann McMillie from Wildflower School in the Avondale Elementary District, Lisa Sandomir from Maurice C. Cash Elementary in the Laveen Elementary District and Amy Uchacz from Pima Elementary in the Scottsdale Unified District.

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7 Phoenix-area teachers named Rodel Exemplary Teachers

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Seven teachers in Maricopa County, including in Phoenix, Glendale and Mesa, and 12 across the state were named a Rodel Exemplary Teacher.

The Scottsdale-based Rodel Foundation of Arizona annually selects extraordinary teachers and asks them to mentor high-potential student teachers. The teachers are selected based on their students’ achievement in high-needs schools, principal recommendations and observations by Rodel officials.

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5 Valley principals earn Rodel Exemplary Principal honors

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Five Maricopa County principals are among seven statewide named a Rodel Exemplary Principal.

Each winner will receive $2,500 and mentor aspiring principals for two years.

The Rodel Foundation partnered with Social Venture Partners of Arizona to develop the Rodel Exemplary Principal Initiative. The idea is to recognize outstanding leaders and create a pipeline of principals for Arizona’s high-needs schools…

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Mesa teacher Tiffany Thompson among 7 Rodel Exemplary Teachers

By Cathryn Creno, Arizona Republic: http://www.azcentral.com/community/mesa/articles/20131129mesa-teacher-among-rodel-exemplary-teachers-prog.html
Marriam Motamedi and student teacher Tiffany Thompson knew almost instantly that they were a great match when the Rodel Foundation of Arizona mentoring program paired them six years ago. They share a passion for helping children from low-income homes learn to love school, books and learning…

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7 Valley teachers earn Rodel Exemplary Teacher honors

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Seven teachers in Maricopa County and 11 statewide were named a Rodel Exemplary Teacher. The Scottsdale-based Rodel Foundation of Arizona annually selects outstanding teachers from around Arizona to mentor new teachers. The winning teachers receive $5,000 and agree to mentor about six student-teachers over the next three years…

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5 named Rodel Exemplary Principal winners

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Five Maricopa County principals are among seven statewide named a Rodel Exemplary Principal. Each winner will reach $2,500 and work with three aspiring principals. The Rodel Foundation selected winners from high-need schools who have inspired staff to create a safe, welcoming and high-achieving atmosphere…

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Chandler principal at Galveston Elementary is state-award finalist

By Kerry Fehr-Snyder, Arizona Republic: http://www.azcentral.com/community/chandler/articles/20121221chandler-galveston-elementary-principal-state-award-finalist.html
Mike Henderson, 42, principal of the inner-city elementary school in the Chandler Unified School District, is among 13 Arizona finalists for Rodel Exemplary Principal. Five winners in Maricopa and Pinal counties, along with two from Tuscon, will be announced Jan.5 and 6, respectively…

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3 Phoenix educators named Rodel Exemplary Teachers

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Three Phoenix teachers were named Rodel Exemplary Teachers. Maria Henry is an elementary special-education teacher at Justine Spitalny Elementary School in the Cartwright Elementary District, Jennifer Thornton teaches kindergarteners at Village Meadows Elementary School in the Deer Valley Unified District and Michelle Perryman teaches fifth grade at Larkspur Elementary School in the Paradise Valley Unified District. They are among seven educators in Maricopa County and five others statewide to receive the honor…

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Educator makes real difference

By Melissa Leu, Arizona Republic: http://archive.azcentral.com/arizonarepublic/local/articles/2012/11/24/20121124educator-makes-real-difference.html
Hughes is one of seven winners of the Rodel Exemplary Teacher Initiative this year. The competitive award is based on student achievement in high-poverty schools. In partnership with The Arizona Republic, the Rodel Foundation of Arizona announced the winners today. Candidates are chosen based on principal recommendations and student-achievement statistics…