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Examples of Excellence

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United Way’s Vello program is revolutionizing volunteering and improving student literacy

Phoenix, AZ

What started as a pilot program in Maricopa County in 2015 has grown to a national literacy volunteer movement. Vello …

Submitted by Jessie Hinton on 6/3/19

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Preparing the next generation of skilled workers at Southwest Technical Education District of Yuma

Yuma, AZ

In Yuma County, the workforce shortage is getting worse as more people retire and leave their chosen profession. Whether farming, …

Submitted by Kevin Imes on 5/31/19

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Read Better Be Better Partners With Middle Schoolers to Elevate Third Grade Reading Skills

Phoenix, AZ

A child’s reading ability by the end of third grade is a key predictor of their future academic success. In …

Submitted by Sophie Etchart on 5/16/19

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Northern Arizona University educating two generations through childcare vouchers

Flagstaff, AZ

Balancing work, family and education can be tough. Northern Arizona University (NAU) is helping to alleviate some of that for …

Submitted by JJ Boggs on 5/14/19

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AGM uses their College Tuition Reimbursement Program to Improve Business Performance

Tucson, AZ

College graduates earn more, contribute more to the economic well-being of their communities, and are less likely to face unemployment. …

Submitted by Howard Stewart on 5/6/19

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Discovery Gardens Educating the Youngest in the Prescott Community

Prescott, AZ

Prescott Unified School District understands the value in early learning opportunities. Its Discovery Gardens Early Childhood Center has been engaging …

Submitted by Stacy Williams on 4/17/19

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ASU’s Young Engineers Shape the World program inspiring students

Tempe, AZ

To encourage more women, first generation students, and underrepresented minority students to enter the growing field of engineering, Arizona State …

Submitted by Lauren Preble on 4/16/19

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Week-Long, On-Campus Camp Catanese Helps Get Kids to College

Phoenix, AZ

Where a student goes to high school and where they live shouldn’t determine their chances of going to college. That’s …

Submitted by Jason Catanese, M.Ed. on 4/12/19

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