YumaSun-News

Crane teacher named Rodel finalist

By Sarah Womer, Yuma Sun: http://www.yumasun.com/news/crane-teacher-named-rodel-finalist/article_6b06405e-949c-11e5-be75-c795498fedcd.html
A teacher at Crane Middle School was recently named a Rodel Exemplary Teacher finalist. Middle school math teacher Josh Topp was one of three Yuma instructors to make it to the finalist round of Rodel Foundation of Arizona’s teacher recognition program…

YumaSun-News

Mesquite Elementary teacher named Rodel finalist

By Sarah Womer, Yuma Sun: http://www.yumasun.com/news/mesquite-elementary-teacher-named-rodel-finalist/article_156774d6-93a9-11e5-809b-637437efd51f.html
A teacher at Mesquite Elementary School was recently named a Rodel Exemplary Teacher finalist. Fourth- through sixth-grade math teacher Jenny Kaste was one of three Yuma instructors to make it to the finalist round of Rodel Foundation of Arizona’s teacher recognition program…

News from the Arizona Daily Sun

Jillian Hernandez: A teacher is part of a student’s well-being

By Corina Vanek, Arizona Daily Sun: http://azdailysun.com/news/local/jillian-hernandez-a-teacher-is-part-of-a-student-s/article_25be46e4-5300-5a24-ae48-a62d70a2f5ff.html
Hernandez, a fifth grade teacher at Killip Elementary School, is one of two Flagstaff winners of the Rodel Exemplary Teacher honor, which honors teachers in high need schools. Teachers are nominated by their principals and are interviewed and chosen by the Rodel Foundation. As a winner, Hernandez will be expected to mentor three college students and will be awarded $2,500…

YumaSun-News

Alice Byrne teacher a Rodel finalist

By Sarah Womer, Yuma Sun: http://www.yumasun.com/news/alice-byrne-teacher-a-rodel-finalist/article_04bf0ef0-9336-11e5-bc35-432887df9f00.html
A teacher at Alice Byrne Elementary School was recently named a Rodel Exemplary Teacher finalist. Fifth-grade teacher Anna Reagle was one of three Yuma instructors to make it to the finalist round of Rodel Foundation of Arizona’s teacher recognition program.

Announcement

Exemplary Teacher Initiative Expands to Yuma County

A new partnership with the Yuma County School Superintendent and the Arizona Community Foundation of Yuma is leading to the expansion of the Rodel Teacher Initiative to include recognition of Rodel Exemplary Teacher mentors and Promising Student Teacher mentees in Yuma County. The Rodel Teacher Initiative has previously named Exemplary Teachers from Maricopa, Pima, Pinal, and Coconino Counties.

YumaSun-News

Yuma native receives teaching honor

By Sarah Womer, Yuma Sun: http://www.yumasun.com/news/yuma-native-receives-teaching-honor/article_7be4a350-a4ee-11e4-a8b5-43278c44a54f.html
A Yuma-native teaching in Tucson was recently named one of 12 Rodel Exemplary Teachers in Arizona for 2015. While the Rodel Exemplary Teacher program does not currently serve the Yuma area, Rodel representatives shared that they are gearing up to get the program up and running in the local area for next year to ensure that Yuma teachers are also honored through the initiative…

News-AZ Republic

5 Phoenix-area principals earn Rodel honors

Arizona Republic: http://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/phoenix/2015/01/02/phoenix-area-principals-earn-rodel-honors/21185989/
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.