YUHSD students complete CNA program in midst of pandemic

YUHSD students complete CNA program in midst of pandemic

by Expect More Arizona

Even in the midst of a global pandemic and an ever-changing learning landscape, 35 Yuma Union High School District (YUHSD) nursing students passed their Certified Nurse’s Assistant (CNA) exams to earn their CNA license. These Career & Technical Education (CTE) graduates were again among the state’s best with a 95% pass rate. This, despite the …

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Magnetometer Easter Cup Hunt activity

by Expect More Arizona

Mike Vargas is a physics teacher at Pinnacle High School in the Paradise Valley Unified School District and is currently serving as the Air Force Association National Aerospace Teacher of the Year  and a member of STEM Teachers PHX. He recently found himself having to homeschool his own elementary school aged kids and has been …

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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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apprenticeship to retrain for tech jobs

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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Construction Company Promotes STEM Careers

How a Tempe-based construction company is getting students interested in STEM careers

by Fred Bueler, CHASSE Building Team

“But why?” If you’ve ever been around kids you’ve heard this question. Kids are curious by nature. At CHASSE Building Team we strive to answer their “why’s.” With projects happening in nearly a dozen school districts, CHASSE aims to be a great team with the students, staff, and community within our projects. But we go …

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