Announcement

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.…

AZ State Capitol

Rodel Principal Initiative Round Table with AZ Gov. Doug Ducey

Last Friday, representatives of Rodel’s Principal Initiative sat down with Gov. Doug Ducey and his Education Policy Advisor Dawn Wallace in a round table discussion of the challenges facing public education in Arizona. The Rodel Principal Initiative representatives included: Alicia Alvarez, 2015 Rodel Exemplary Principal, Principal of Alta Vista High School in Tucson Brett Bonner,…

YumaSun-News

3 Yuma educators named to Rodel cohort

By Sarah Womer, Yuma Sun: http://www.yumasun.com/news/yuma-educators-named-to-rodel-cohort/article_b1cd6e56-f5df-11e4-803e-c3e8bdc1f3fb.html
Three Yuma women were recently named 2015 Rodel Aspiring Principals, along with 23 other educators from schools across the state. Cindy Hookstra, an assistant principal at Gary Knox Elementary School; Karen Burns, an instructional coach at Rancho Viejo Elementary School; and Roxy Harte, a teacher, instructional coach and AVID site coordinator at Yuma High School…

Rodel Aspiring Principals 2015

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…

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…

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…

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…

News-AZ Republic

Program aids teachers in becoming principals

By Ray Parker, Arizona Republic: http://www.azcentral.com/community/mesa/articles/20110425mesa-teachers-becoming-principals0425.html
Tony Elmer, who is the Smith Junior High team leader in east Mesa, has been named one of 27 Arizona Aspiring Principals by the Rodel Foundation, which supports efforts to improve education. Elmer, 38, will be paired with one of the Rodel Exemplary Principals who were selected earlier this year. Over the next two years, the principal will mentor Elmer and help him develop the skills to manage a school with high-needs students…