YumaSun-News

Crane’s Doering named Exemplary Principal

By Sarah Womer, Yuma Sun: http://www.yumasun.com/news/crane-s-doering-named-exemplary-principal/article_c4b01124-7a4b-11e3-aaa0-0019bb30f31a.html
The Rodel Foundation of Arizona announced today that Crane Middle School Principal Laurie Doering was one of seven school leaders named Exemplary Principals across the state.

As part of the 2014 Rodel Exemplary Principal Initiative, Doering was one of 13 finalists, narrowed down from 22 semifinalists. She joins five other principals in Maricopa County and one in Casa Grande to receive the title.

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…

News from the Arizona Daily Star

Esperanza principal is Rodel finalist

By Alexis Huicochea, Arizona Daily Star: http://azstarnet.com/news/local/education/esperanza-principal-is-rodel-finalist/article_337467e1-7fd5-502c-934c-380bc4a8e258.html
Now, Carrillo is receiving recognition as the sole finalist in Pima County for the Rodel Exemplary Principal award — one of 13 finalists named from across the state.
Carrillo was selected for her ability to inspire her staff to contribute to schoolwide success and the development of a campus that is high-achieving, safe, orderly and welcoming…

YumaSun-News

2 Yuma principals finalists in program

By Sarah Womer, Yuma Sun: http://www.yumasun.com/news/yuma-principals-finalists-in-program/article_2430187c-7689-11e3-9ff5-001a4bcf6878.html
Two principals in Yuma were recently named finalists in the 2014 Exemplary Principal program by the Rodel Foundation of Arizona.
Donna Franklin, principal of Ron Watson Middle School, and Laurie Doering, principal of Crane Middle School, made the cut as two of 13 principals in Arizona to be named finalists, selected from a group of 22 semifinalists.

NAU-News

NAU grads sweep Rodel exemplary principal awards

NAU News: http://news.nau.edu/nau-grads-sweep-rodel-exemplary-principal-awards/
Northern Arizona University alumni made a clean sweep of the Rodel Exemplary Principal awards for 2013, with all seven winners having earned degrees or certificates from the university. The Rodel Exemplary Principal Initiative recognizes principals in high-need schools in Maricopa, Pima, Pinal and Yavapai counties. The winners each receive a $2,500 savings bond and will mentor three aspiring principals over the next two years…

News from the Arizona Daily Star

Listening and learning cultivates climate of success, sense of family

By Alexis Huicochea, Arizona Daily Star: http://tucson.com/news/local/education/precollegiate/listening-and-learning-cultivates-climate-of-success-sense-of-family/article_57178d32-1c39-5dcf-98b2-d0fd73f05770.html
“It’s remarkable how much we can learn from one another,” Lopez-Miranda said. “It’s very powerful. I want to reinforce those habits and strategies and have students and staff be a part of it and own it.” The culture that Lopez-Miranda has built and her willingness to listen has earned her Rodel’s 2013 Exemplary Principal Award. She is one of two local educators to receive the honor, which comes with a $3,500 cash prize and the opportunity to mentor aspiring principals…

News from the Arizona Daily Star

At his top-performing school, all are expected to take on leadership roles

By Alexis Huicochea, Arizona Daily Star: http://tucson.com/news/local/education/precollegiate/at-his-top-performing-school-all-are-expected-to-take/article_1555427b-2691-5e1b-bce5-e86e8146ed2a.html
Trejo attributes his success to his ability to not only lead, but to cultivate leadership in both his teachers and students so they embrace taking responsibility for themselves and for their achievement. Now, the longtime educator is receiving yet another accolade – the 2013 Rodel Exemplary Principal Award, which recognizes principals who inspire their staffs to contribute to schoolwide success and develop a campus that is high-achieving, safe, orderly and welcoming…

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…

News from the Arizona Daily Star

3 local principals named Rodel finalists

By Alexis Huicochea, Arizona Daily Star: http://tucson.com/news/local/education/precollegiate/local-principals-named-rodel-finalists/article_3bff1d40-b19d-5158-b3ec-240287643b1b.html
Three local educators are being honored for their ability to inspire academic success in high-poverty schools. The educators, who represent the Tucson Unified and Sunnyside Unified school districts, have been named finalists for the 2013 Rodel Exemplary Principal Award. The finalists are Deborah Anders of Davidson Elementary School and Stephen Trejo of C.E. Rose PreK-8 School, both in TUSD, and Valerie Lopez-Miranda of Sunnyside’s Los Amigos Elementary School…

News-AZ Republic

5 named Rodel Exemplary Principal winners

Arizona Republic: http://archive.azcentral.com/community/phoenix/articles/20130103arizona-phoenix-rodel-exemplary-principal-teacher-winners.html
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…

News-AZ Republic

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…

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…