January 10, 2018
 
 
 
 
 

How to stay informed and make your voice heard during 2018 Legislative Session

 

The Legislature is back in session and here is what you need to know to stay up to date with ASBA’s position on pending education-related legislation. Over the last few years, we’ve seen unprecedented numbers of school board members and public education advocates speaking out on public policy that helps improve the quality of public education in Arizona.

 

Join the ASBA Government Relations staff for an overview of ASBA’s NEWEST advocacy tools and how you can use them to communicate with your state and federal elected officials. Tune in to weekly wrap up videos from ASBA updating you on legislative bills and initiatives impacting K-12 education on Fridays, 3:30 p.m. livestreaming on ASBA’s Facebook page.   

 

Register for the webinar, Friday, Jan. 19, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

 

If you can’t attend the webinar, register anyway and receive the recorded link to view on your own time.

 

Also, don’t forget to follow AZEdNews, a service of the Arizona School Boards Association that focuses on legislative, legal and policy issues and actions in K-12 education. Subscribe to receive weekly e-news on the latest news happening during the Legislative Session. Click on the latest articles below.

 

GOVERNOR’S BUDGET PROPOSAL WOULD PARTIALLY RESTORE ADDITIONAL ASSISTANCE THIS YEAR

 

TEACHER CALLS GOVERNOR OUT ON SUPPORT FOR EDUCATION (+ VIDEO)

 

10 WAYS AZ LEGISLATORS COULD INVEST $1 BILLION IN PUBLIC EDUCATION THIS SESSION (+ INFOGRAPHIC, VIDEO)

 

ADVOCATES URGE LEGISLATORS TO MAKE SUSTAINABLE EDUCATION FUNDING A PRIORITY THIS SESSION (+ SLIDESHOW)

 

 
 
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Current ASBA searches on the way for 2018

 

ASBA offers a wide range of search services, from full searches for a new superintendent to advertising for an interim superintendent.

 

View the current positions available across the state that include Liberty ESD, Mesa Public Schools, Peoria USD and more.

 
 
  View openings  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Did you miss the webinar on Prop.123 and teacher salaries? 

 

No worries! Access it here. This webinar, originally presented Jan. 3, provides the most recent analysis of the impact of Proposition 123 on teacher salaries in school districts.

 

 
 
  View webinar  
 
 
 
 
ASBA begins Facebook livestreaming during Legislative Session
 
 
 
 
 
MORE NEWS
 
 
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
   
 
 
 
Data continues to underscore severity of teacher shortage in Arizona
 
 
  View survey results  
 
 
 
Events
 
 

A new year, a new BOLTS experience! Register by Jan. 19 and don’t pay a late fee

 

ASBA is pleased to bring you a special opportunity to embark on the path to grow as a school board member. BOLTS seminars are provided in Tucson, January 26, 2018; Phoenix, January 31, 2018 and Flagstaff, February 2, 2018 which focus on leadership topics for school boards and superintendents. A special track for administrative assistants is back by popular demand!

 
 
 
  REGISTER TODAY  
 
 
 

The Equity Event is coming March 22-23

 

Registration opens soon!  Attendees will dig deep into equity issues focused on Equality vs. Equity, using data to tell your district story, model policy with an Equity focus, acurrately showcasing diversity in your district through a lens of equity and inclusion and more.

 
 
 
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The Latest AZEdNews
 
 
Second-grade teacher Alexis Aguirre from the Osborn Elementary School District called Governor Doug Ducey out on his support for education
 
 
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Governor’s budget proposal would partially restore additional assistance this year
 
 
  Read more  
 
 
 
Students and community members urged to Speak Up, Stand Up and Save a Life
 
 
  Read more  
 
 
 
 
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