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Alta Vista High principal named Rodel winner

By Alexis Huicochea, Arizona Daily Star:
When Alvarez wanted to come up with a set of business principles for the campus, she enlisted the staff, parents and students to help define the work the south-side charter school does day in and day out.

It is that dedication to collaboration that has helped Alvarez to develop a high-achieving campus in a high-needs community — work that has landed the longtime educator the honor of being named a 2015 Rodel Exemplary Principal…

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La Cima principal named Rodel winner

By Alexis Huicochea, Arizona Daily Star:
Sullivan’s efforts are now being recognized by the Rodel Foundation of Arizona, which named her a 2015 Rodel Exemplary Principal.

The award honors leaders who demonstrate the ability to inspire their staff to contribute to schoolwide success and the development of a high-needs campus that is high-achieving, safe, orderly and welcoming…


Yuma principal wins Rodel education honor

By Sarah Womer, Yuma Sun:
A Yuma principal was recently chosen as a Rodel Exemplary Principal for 2015.

Mesquite Elementary School Principal Connie Jerpseth was named one of eight principals in the state to receive the honor from the Rodel Foundation of Arizona. She joins five other principals in Maricopa County and two in Tucson to receive the title.

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5 Phoenix-area principals earn Rodel honors

Arizona Republic:
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.