Examples of Excellence


Higher Ground

Tucson, AZ

Higher Ground is more than just a program, it is a family where our youth becomes a part of in …

Submitted by Jansen Azarias on 1/4/13


Rediscovering Our Roots of STEM

Surprise, AZ

Canyon Ridge was founded six years ago as the district concept school for math and science. Turnover in administration and teachers …

Submitted by Shelley Isai on 1/28/13


PV School’s CREST program is preparing students for leadership roles

Phoenix, AZ

For the past decade, Paradise Valley High School has been home to the CREST program, a rigorous, honors-based program focusing …

Submitted by Phil Howardell on 10/15/20


San Miguel High School Works in the Tucson Community

Tucson, AZ

Collaboration is a powerful tool for change. San Miguel High School embodies the idea of community partnerships as a way …

Submitted by Lauren Wisniewski on 1/28/13

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Lake Havasu High School’s Architectural Drafting and Design Program

Lake Havasu City, AZ

The Lake Havasu High School Architectural Drafting and Design Program is a Career and Technical Education class and a partner …

Submitted by Betsy Parker on 2/27/13

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Early Childhood Education: Constructive Learning Environments

Scottsdale, AZ

There is much about Reggio Emilia approach that distinguishes it from other efforts to define best practices in early childhood …

Submitted by Sabrina Ball on 2/11/13


Glassford Hill Students Are Stalking Success

Prescott Valley, AZ

Glassford Hill Middle School embraces a mindset of creating an environment of high expectations for both teachers and students. Our …

Submitted by Dr. Terri Matteson on 1/23/13


Students Attend Presidential Inauguration

Bullhead City, AZ

Sevens students from Bullhead City Junior High School attended the 2013 Presidential Inauguration in Washington, D.C. The program was designed …

Submitted by Cindy McClurg on 2/28/13