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Award-winning principal emphasizes parent interaction

By Mary Beth Faller, Arizona Republic: http://www.azcentral.com/news/articles/20110123rodel-arizona-principal-debbie-hutson.html
As the 2011 winners are revealed in the box below, The Republic talked with Debbie Hutson, principal at P.T. Coe Elementary School in the Isaac School District in west Phoenix, about how she engages parents in her school. Hutson was a Rodel Exemplary Principal in 2008, when she was at Lela Alston Elementary School in the same district…

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7 Rodel Exemplary Principals discuss plans to mentor aspiring winners

Arizona Republic: http://www.azcentral.com/news/articles/2011/01/23/20110123rodel-exemplary-principals-plans.html
These seven school leaders are the 2011 Rodel Exemplary Principals for Maricopa, Pinal and Yavapai counties. Each will mentor three aspiring Rodel principals for two years, helping foster strong leadership in high-need schools. Here, the winners share thoughts about themselves and their roles…