Quarantine Advice from an Arizona Teacher of the Year

Quarantine Advice from an Arizona Teacher of the Year

by Beth Maloney

If you’re anything like me, one minute you feel like you can live at home in quarantine forever. The next, you’re ready to leap out the front door. Here are some things to do to keep the kids (and you) from going quarantine-crazy and maintain a sense of normalcy during these strange times. Read. Reading …

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Parent and Community Resources for Arizona Families during COVID-19

by Expect More Arizona

Talking to Your Kids About Coronavirus Learning Resources Resources for Teachers Community Resources Universities and Community Colleges Today Campaign Expect More Arizona’s staff will be working from home as much as possible in the next several weeks as we do our part to keep ourselves and others safe. We will leverage technology to remain available …

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Schools have taken on a much larger role – and we need to fund them appropriately

by Expect More Arizona

Key Takeaways • Many Arizona students face adverse childhood experiences outside of school that impact how they learn inside of school. • Wrap-around service personnel, such as counselors, special education teachers, nurses and more, are crucial to student success. • Schools and districts do not receive enough funding to maintain a full roster of specialists …

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SRP Trains Former Power Plant Employees for Careers in Technology

by Salt River Project

As the director of Talent Management for Salt River Project, a community based, not-for-profit utility – which also happens to be the third-largest public power company in the country – our staffing needs are unique and diverse. Recently, we faced an inimitable challenge as the four owners of Navajo Generating Station (NGS), a coal-fired power …

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How concerned community members can impact a school

by Bruce Hilby, Camelback High School Community Network

Can a group of concerned citizens make a difference in a neighborhood high school? That’s the question that Social Venture Partners (SVP) asked in 2009. A network of local philanthropists, SVP wanted to pool their resources to aid students in an inner-city high school. They wondered: Could whatever they did be helpful? And could it …

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