Scottsdale, Ariz., April 13, 2017 — The Arizona Educational Foundation (AEF) announced the names of 39 Arizona public schools receiving the coveted A+ School of Excellence™ award for the 2016-2017 academic year Thursday.
Scottsdale, Ariz., April 3, 2017 — The Arizona Educational Foundation (AEF) announced Desert Schools Federal Credit Union’s Stephen Jordan as the newest addition to the board of directors Monday. In addition to joining the AEF Board, he was elected to the role of Treasurer.
Jordan is the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Desert Schools Federal Credit Union. He has been with Desert Schools Federal Credit Union since 2001 and has worked in the credit union industry since 1992. He has spent his entire career in credit unions founded by educators. Most of his work in credit unions has been spent in the finance area. Jordan is a graduate of the University of California, Riverside and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.
“I’m very excited to join the Arizona Educational Foundation board. They do such great work recognizing the vital efforts public education plays in our state,” said Jordan.
“Desert Schools Federal Credit Union is a long-time supporter of the Arizona Educational Foundation; we are thankful for their contributions to AEF’s growth and sustainability,” said AEF Executive Director Bobbie O’Boyle. “We’re thrilled to have Stephen join the board and share both his perspective and passion for education.”
The AEF board of directors is comprised of business leaders, educators, and community leaders dedicated to excellence in Arizona public education. The diversity and expertise of the AEF board bring about a full partnership between the business and educational communities.
Learn more about AEF board members here.
Top Student Writers From Across the State Announced
Scottsdale, Ariz., January 19, 2017 – The Arizona Educational Foundation Annual Polly Rosenbaum Creative Writing Contest has concluded.
This year’s prompt was, “If you were President of the United States, what would be your top issue and how would you address it?”