Understanding Arizona’s Federal COVID Relief Funding for K-12 Education

Understanding Arizona’s Federal COVID Relief Funding for K-12 Education

by Achieve60AZ | College Success Arizona | Expect More Arizona

The federal government has made funding available to all states to support COVID relief and recovery efforts. Arizona is receiving an estimated $4 billion to support K-12 education, $800 million for community colleges and universities, and additional funds from discretionary funding the Governor has available. The K-12 education funding is intended to be used to …

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mental health tips for teachers

Teacher of the Year Sara Wyffels: How I’m maintaining my mental health

by Sara Wyffels, 2021 Arizona Educational Foundation Teacher of the Year

There’s no doubt this year has been more challenging than any other. And as a result, it’s more important that teachers find ways to support their mental health. If you need some ideas, here’s what has helped me: Drawing boundaries: Teachers get asked to do a lot, in both their personal and professional lives. I’ve …

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Teacher Appreciation Deals & Discounts

by Expect More Arizona

May is a month dedicated to celebrating teachers and many businesses across the state are offering discounts or freebies to honor our state’s amazing educators. Check out the deals below and let us know if there are others we missed and we will update our list. 1800Flowers: NEA members can save 20% on flowers and …

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Have you checked in with a teacher lately?

by Expect More Arizona

Ask any teacher and they can tell you… Which of their students struggle at home? Which avoid the limelight? Which excel at leadership and which need encouragement to be out front? Educators spend every day getting to know everything about their students so that they can tailor teaching and activities to each student’s unique needs. …

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