ASBA Connect 11.21.19
 
 
 
 
 

Will non-certified employees no longer be allowed to interact with students without supervision?

 

Employees of school districts and charter schools without certificates who interact with students without supervision may be subject to discipline by the Arizona State Board of Education come this time next school year. The State Board has been working with ASBA and other organizations to develop a mechanism to provide some oversight to non-certified employees to decrease the possibility that an employee with a history of accusations of unprofessional conduct is hired in another district or charter school.

 

The proposal covers those employees or contractors required to possess a valid fingerprint clearance card, but does not include transportation employees, food service employees or contractors, or maintenance workers. Details of proposed legislation have not been finalized, but the concept is to allow the board to impose.....

 
 
  Read full article  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Eight teachers across Arizona win ASBA Black Caucus book drawing

 

Congratulations to the eight teacher winners in the ASBA Black Caucus drawing for classroom copies of the inspiriting and award-winning children’s book “Before She Was Harriet” by Lesa Cline-Ransome.

Winners are:

  • Evelyn Kelly, Westwind Elementary, Pendergast ESD
  • Jonna Mastropasqua, CAPE School, Pima Accommodation District
  • Alexis Aguirre, Encanto School, Osborn ESD
  • Christina Carter, Ehrenberg Elementary School, Quartzsite SD
  • Michele Fournier, San Fernando Elementary School, San Fernando ESD
  • Rex Foster, Independence High School, Glendale UHSD
  • Michael Plutschuck, Chaparral Elementary School, Washington ESD
  • Vanessa Arredondo, Salome Elementary School, Salome Consolidated ESD

We hope these books, based on the life of American hero Harriet Tubman, will be used to help.....

 
 
  Read full article  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MORE NEWS
 
 
View current superintendent openings for Winslow USD, Mohave Valley ESD and Wickenburg USD
 
 
  More info  
 
 
 
FREE WEBINARS - Handling School Trauma Webinar Series in 2020
 
 
  Register now  
 
 
 
Thank you to the boards in Sedona, Flagstaff, Crane and Tempe ESD for passing the Census resolution
 
 
  Read more  
 
 
 
Events
 
 

Download the full postcard here. Come early and attend our Pre-Conference on "Supporting the Whole Child," learn more about our AMAZING keynote speakers, 24 breakout sessions, annual awards program, Corn Hole Tournament PLUS more!

 
 
 
  Register  
 
 
 

April is Autism Awareness Month....follow ASBA's #Equity365 on Facebook and Instagram to learn and celebrate the culture and diversity of board members, students and community.

 
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
AZEdNews Articles
 
 
Schools support complete count as Census Bureau seeks applicants
 
 
  Read more  
 
 
 
How do bonds and overrides help fund Arizona schools?
 
 
  Read more  
 
 
 
Check back for school elections results updates after polls close
 
 
  Read more  
 
 
 
 
Know someone who might enjoy this email? Share It with them.
 
Did someone share this email with you? Sign-up to receive more of our emails.