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Posted December 14, 2017

Cottonwood Oak Creek School District Governing Board Vacancy

The opening was created due to the resignation of Board Member Linda Walker. No reason was stated in the letter of resignation. The vacancy is effective December 14, 2017. The service that Mrs. Walker provided to the District is greatly appreciated.

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Congress Elementary School District Governing Board Vacancy 

The opening was created due to the resignation of Board Member Jeanne Congdon, “due to personal circumstances beyond her control”. The vacancy is effective December 7, 2017. The service that Mrs. Congdon has provided to the School District is greatly appreciated

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December 1, 2017 Holiday Card Contest  Winners Announced

Congratulations to the following students who sent in the award-winning designs: Andrea Vasquez from Ash Fork School- elementary category k-3 winner, Mariana Yanez  from Cottonwood School elementary category 4-6 tied with Jasmine Grasser from Acorn Montessori Charter Schoool, Valeria Arellano from Glassford Hill Middle School—middle  school category winner and Belle Baxter and Madison Sherman from Prescott High School – tied for the high school category winner

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November 17, 2017 Bagdad Unified School District Governing Board Re-Post of Vacancy 

The vacancy was originally posted on October 16th, with a closing date of November 16th. Due to a lack of candidates, this position is now being reposted with a closing date of Friday, December 15, 2017.  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

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November 13, 2017  Seligman Unified School District Governing Board Appointment 

Yavapai County School Superintendent Tim Carter is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Jerome Simpson to the Seligman Unified School District Governing Board. The appointment is effective Tuesday, November 14, 2017 and will conclude on December 31, 2018.

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October 16, 2017 Bagdad UnifiedSchool District Governing Board Vacancy

Yavapai County School Superintendent Tim Carter has announced a vacancy on the Bagdad Unified School District Governing Board. The opening was created by the resignation of Board Member Dr. Christine Briones, who explained her concern about “being unable to dedicate the time needed to be an effective Board Member”. The vacancy exists as of October 16, 2017.

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October 13, 2017 Skull Valley Elementary School District Governing Board Appointment 

Yavapai County School Superintendent Tim Carter is pleased to announce the appointment of Mrs. Lise Arensberg to the Skull Valley Elementary School District Governing Board.

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September 1, 2017 Bagdad Unified School District Governing Board Appointment 

Yavapai County School Superintendent Tim Carter is pleased to announce the appointment of Mrs. Teresa Price to the Bagdad Unified School District Governing Board. The appointment will be effective upon taking the oath of office, Tuesday, September 5, 2017 and will conclude on December 31, 2018.

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July 31, 2017 Bagdad Unified School District Governing Board Vacancy

Yavapai County School Superintendent Tim Carter has announced a vacancy on the Bagdad Unified School District Governing Board.  The opening was created due to the fact that Board Member Tracie Loveall has accepted an Administrative Secretary/Activities Clerk position with the school district.

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July 31, 2017 Mingus Union High School Governing Board Appointment 

Yavapai County School Superintendent Tim Carter is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Steve Gesell, to the Mingus Union High School District Governing Board. The effective date of appointment is July 31, 2017 and the term will conclude on December 31, 2018.  This seat was vacant due to the resignation of Robb Williams, who moved out of the school district.

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July 25, 2017 Mingus Union High School Board Candidates 

The following nine (9) individuals have applied to be considered for appointment to the vacant seat on the Mingus Union High School District Governing Board. No political affiliation is listed since this is a nonpartisan position. Candidates are listed in the order in which they applied.

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July 5, 2017 Mingus Union High School Board Vacancy

Yavapai County School Superintendent Tim Carter has announced a vacancy on the Mingus Union High School District Governing Board, due to the resignation of Robb Williams, who is relocating out of the area. The effective date of the resignation is July 31, 2017.

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June 19, 2017 Humboldt Appointment

Yavapai County School Superintendent Tim Carter is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Dina Battaglia, to the Humboldt Unified School District Governing Board. Dr. Battaglia’s appointment will be effective June 16, 2017.

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July 21, 2017 Engineer This! 8:00 am – 3:30 pm (6.5 PD Hours) Audience: PreK-8th Grade TeachersUsing the STEMAZing Picture Books Those Darn Squirrels and Those Darn Squirrels Fly South, this workshop will focus on #STEMontheCheap engineering design challenges for launching projectiles and flying things. Particular attention will be given to taking these great hands-on activities and make them minds-on as well! Lots of make and take projects will be a part of this training! Learn about the Engineering Design Process, put it to work for you and take back $50 worth of equipment and supplies you can use to turn your students into engineers. REGISTRATION LINK: https://form.jotformpro.com/70324744172957 See Flyer Save


July 20, 2017
Hack it! Make it! Take it! Games For 21st Century Skill Building
8:00 am – 3:30 pm (6.5 PD Hours)
Audience: PreK-12th Grade Teachers

Come play STEMAZing games which develop spatial reasoning, strategy, and communication skills. Learn how to incorporate these games into your classroom. From games you can purchase in a store to those you can make yourself, there will be something for everyone and every grade level. This workshop will focus on the games SET, Quirkle, Quarto, Connect4, 13 Pennies, and Konane. Learn how to play these games. Learn how to make some of the games using dollar store materials. Reflect on where it fits in your classroom and how it supports the standards you teach. Each educator who works directly with students will receive a $50 kit of equipment and supplies so you can immediately put your learning to practice in the classroom.

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Prescott – Outstanding teachers from grades pre-kindergarten through high school will be honored at 6 p.m. Friday, April 28, during the 23rd annual Teacher of the Year Award Ceremony and Banquet at the Prescott Resort.

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Yavapai County School Superintendent Tim Carter is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Ryan Gray, to the Humboldt Unified School District Governing Board. Mr. Gray’s appointment will be effective April 14, 2017. The term extends through December 31, 2018. The vacant seat was a result of the resignation of veteran Board Member Brian Letendre, who relocated out of the school district and now lives in Missouri. We sincerely appreciate the valuable service Mr. Letendre provided to the students, school district and community.

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Yavapai County School Superintendent Tim Carter has announced a vacancy on the Humboldt Unified School District Governing Board, due to the resignation of veteran Board Member, Mr. Brian Letendre. The effective date of the resignation is April 6, 2017 and is a result of his relocation out of state to accept new employment. Mr. Carter stated that “Mrs. Letendre has long been a well-respected resident of Prescott Valley, serving with distinction on the Humboldt Governing Board, and as the Board President. He will be missed and we wish Mr. Letendre and his family the very best”.

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The Yavapai County Education Foundation (YCEF) is pleased to welcome its newest board member Dr. Jane Whitmire.

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The Yavapai County Education Foundation (YCEF) is pleased to welcome two (2) new members to their Board of Directors.  Jane Whitmire resides in Camp Verde. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Arizona State University in Business Management and a Master of Arts degree in Sustainable Communities from Northern Arizona University.

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On behalf of our corporate sponsor BMO Harris Bank, congratulations to the Champion of the 71st Annual Yavapai County Spelling Bee, Tanner Dodt, a 7th grader at Heritage Christian Home Educators.

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Yavapai County school districts are convening to promote their districts and schools to potential teachers around the nation.

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Yavapai County Education Foundation renews efforts to attract, retain teachers.

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Yavapai County school districts are convening to promote their districts and schools to potential teachers around the nation.

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Mingus Union School
District No. 4

 

Mandy Worth

 

Robb Williams

 

Lori Drake

 

Beaver Creek Elementary
School District No. 26

 

Perry Krowne

Chino Valley Unified School
District No. 51

 

Peter Atonna

 

Sherry Brown

Prescott Unified School District No. 1

 

Tina Seeley

 

Dwight Jaeger

 

Scott Hicks

 

Dave Klever

 

 

 

Sedona-Oak Creek Joint
Unified School District No. 9

 

Randy Hawley

 

Heather Hermen

 

Hillary Hirche

Yavapai College: District #2

 

Deb McCasland

 

Walter Nagy

The Committee for Good Schools

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Clarkdale-Jerome School Override Committee

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Just Say No to PUSD Bond & Override

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Partners in Education

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Chino Valley School Bond Committee

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