Expect More Arizona In The News
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October 24, 2011
EXPECT MORE ARIZONA LAUNCHES NEW PARENTAL ENGAGEMENT CAMPAIGN
Expect More Arizona today launched a new campaign focused on engaging Arizona parents to raise education expectations and improve student achievement. Since its inception three years ago, Expect More Arizona has focused its efforts on raising public awareness about the importance of improving the state of Arizona’s system. The new multifaceted campaign is designed to help lead more parents, families and public from awareness to action.
October 19, 2011
HELIOS EDUCATION FOUNDATION INVESTS $3 MILLION INTO GROWTH AND SUSTAINABILITY OF EXPECT MORE ARIZONA
Fueling the growth and sustainability of Expect More Arizona, Helios Education Foundation has committed $3 million over the next four years to the statewide movement dedicated to making Arizona education the best in the nation. The new investment will be directed to advance Expect More Arizona’s efforts to engage more parents, families, students and voters in setting high expectations and championing high quality education for all children and students – from birth through career. It will also fund the building of infrastructure and capacity to ensure Expect More Arizona is able to influence positive change in education for generations to come.
September 16, 2011
DYNAMIC, PROVEN ARIZONA LEADER IDENTIFIED AS NEW PRESIDENT OF EXPECT MORE ARIZONA
Expect More Arizona’s Oversight Board announced today the selection of Pearl Chang Esau, Executive Director of Teach for America – Phoenix Region, as its new President/CEO. Ms. Chang Esau, a proven, young leader, was identified through a highly competitive selection process launched in May and led by the organization’s Executive Committee, including Board Chair and Helios Education Foundation President, Paul Luna; the Arizona Community Foundation’s Chief Strategy Officer, Jim Pitofsky; Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust’s Senior Program Officer, Marilee Dal Pra; and Expect More Arizona’s current Executive Director, Nicole Magnuson.
February 15, 2011
O’CONNOR HOUSE AND EXPECT MORE ARIZONA UNITE AROUND ARIZONA CONSTITUTION’S PRIORITIZATION OF EDUCATION
The O’Connor House and Expect More Arizona announced today the launch of The Arizona Education Commitment, a statewide, nonpartisan initiative to protect and preserve Arizona’s state educational institutions. The principles outlined in The Arizona Education Commitment are based on Article XI, Section 10 of the Arizona Constitution.
September 15, 2010
SUNDT CONSTRUCTION BRINGS BUSINESS VOICE TO EXPECT MORE ARIZONA OVERSIGHT BOARD
Expect More Arizona announced today the addition of Sundt Construction to its list of funders and oversight board members. Sundt Construction, one of the largest general contractors in the nation, is the first non-education business entity to join the nonpartisan partnership dedicated to making education Arizona’s top priority.