America's Farmers Grow Rural Education
Last call for Arizona farmers to support local school districts through second annual America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education
ST. LOUIS (April 5, 2013) – The deadline is fast approaching for local school districts to compete for a grant of up to $25,000 through America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. The more farmers who nominate a school district, the more it demonstrates community support and strengthens the school district's application. Nominations will be accepted until April 15, 2013. School administrators have until April 30,
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CAC STEM program to offer free math refresher in AJ -- begins March 28
CAC's STEM program offering free Math Refresher Workshop beginning March 28
APACHE JUNCTION, AZ -- Central Arizona College's (CAC) Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) program is easing math anxiety by offering a free Math Refresher Workshop that is open to future and current CAC students, as well as the general public.
The workshop will be held over the course of six classes, beginning Thursday, March 28, at the Superstition Mountain Campus in Apache Junction.
The Math Refresher Workshop is ideal for students preparing to take the Compass Math Placement Test, and for
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Dr. Seuss and KPETS visit Santa Cruz kids
For Santa Cruz Elementary School students, March 1st was a special day indeed. They celebrated the birthday of Dr. Seuss with seven of the most adored reading buddies in Maricopa; four-legged KPETS volunteers who love to listen to children read. Each class chose a favorite Dr. Seuss book to share with a therapy dog and its handler when they visited. Who had more fun? It’s hard to tell.
Bill Townsend, or ‘Mr. Bill’ as the children know him, brought KPETS (Keystone Pet Enhanced Therapy Services) to Maricopa four years ago from his Pennsylvania home town, where the program is celebrating their tenth anniversary. He and his registered therapy dog, a
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Huppenthal recognizes February as Career and Technical Education Month
Superintendent Huppenthal Recognizes February as Career and Technical Education Month
Phoenix, AZ -- In honor of the important role quality career and technical education (CTE) plays in students receiving a world-class education, Superintendent of Public Instruction John Huppenthal calls upon Arizona’s many public education stakeholders to join him in recognizing February as Career and Technical Education Month.
“Thanks to the dedication to excellence by more than a dozen Joint Technological Education Districts (JTEDs), hundreds of school CTE programs, and thousands of CTE teachers and leaders across our state,