Scottsdale, Ariz., November 19, 2015 – The Arizona Educational Foundation (AEF) announced the winner of its coveted 2016 AEF Arizona Teacher of the Year title Thursday: Christine Marsh, an 11th and 12th grade Advanced Placement (AP) English teacher at Chaparral High School of the Scottsdale Unified School District. The announcement was made at the annual Teacher of the Year Awards Luncheon held at The Arizona Biltmore before more than 600 attendees, including Arizona educators, elected officials and business leaders.
Arizona public schools are still celebrating “Take Your Legislator to School”
Scottsdale, Ariz., October 29, 2015– Arizona teachers opened their classrooms to state legislators throughout the months of September and October in celebration of the Arizona Educational Foundation’s (AEF) Take Your Legislator to School (TYLTS) initiative. The goal of TYLTS month is to increase legislative exposure and awareness of the commitment that communities across Arizona are making to provide the best educational experiences for students.
The TYLTS program is driven by Bobbie O’Boyle, executive director of the Arizona Educational Foundation (AEF), in collaboration with the Rodel Foundation of Arizona, Arizona Education Association and Arizona K-12 Center.
One Ambassador to be announced on Nov. 19 as the 2016 AEF Arizona Teacher of the Year
Scottsdale, Ariz., October 7, 2015– The Arizona Educational Foundation (AEF) announces its 2016 Arizona Teacher of the Year Ambassadors for Excellence. Of these five Ambassadors, one will receive the coveted title of Nov. 19 awards luncheon at the Arizona Biltmore.
The annual Teacher of the Year program is the premier event of the Arizona Educational Foundation (AEF), a statewide organization that promotes and awards the exceptional achievements by Arizona’s public school teachers.
Scottsdale, Ariz., Thursday, September 24, 2015 – The Arizona Educational Foundation (AEF) today announced the 2016 Polly Rosenbaum Writing Contest prompt: “What Does It Mean to Be Civically Engaged?”
“Finalizing a prompt for each year’s contest is always a fun challenge,” said Bobbie O’Boyle, Executive Director of AEF. “The foundation is very excited to see what ideas students submit for this year’s subject.”