Scottsdale, Ariz., May 11, 2016 — The 2016 AEF Arizona Teacher of the Year, Christine Marsh, will be leading the Valley Interfaith Project and education supporters from across the state to rally in support of public education following the results of the Prop 123 election.
Scottsdale, Ariz., May 9, 2016 — The 2016 AEF Arizona Teacher of the Year, Christine Marsh, will be addressing the College of Education and the College of Arts and Letters graduates of Northern Arizona University (NAU) on Friday, May 13, 2016 at 12 p.m. in the Skydome.
“I am honored to speak to our next generation of Arizona teachers,” said 2016 AEF Arizona Teacher of the Year Christine Marsh. “I have no doubt they will make a huge impact on the students they teach and guide in the years ahead.”
Marsh will speak about her teaching philosophy and experience as a leading teacher in Scottsdale. In addition to the honor of speaking to the newest graduates, Christine Marsh is the recipient of an honorary doctorate of humane letters from NAU.
Christine Marsh is an Advanced Placement (AP) English Teacher at Chaparral High School, an A+ School of Excellence School in the Scottsdale Unified School District.
The Scottsdale Unified School District offers 31 schools serving approximately 24,448 students within Scottsdale, Paradise Valley, Phoenix and Tempe.
The Arizona Educational Foundation’s Teacher of the Year program annually recognizes 10 exceptionally skilled and dedicated pre-kindergarten through 12th grade public school teachers. Honorees are those individuals who have gained the respect and admiration of students, parents, and co-workers. The Arizona Teacher of the Year becomes Arizona’s candidate for the National Teacher of the Year.
Our Arizona Teacher of the Year, Christine Marsh, will be joining other state Teachers of the Year in D.C. to meet President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, and Arizona Lawmakers next week in Washington D.C.
Arizona State Senator and Education Committee Chairwoman, Sylvia Allen, invited the 2016 AEF Arizona Teacher of the Year Christine Marsh, A+ School of Excellence Chaparral High School Principal Gayle Holland, 2014 Polly Rosenbaum Creative Writing Contest Winner Amalia Frohna, and 2015 Arizona State Spelling Bee winner, Marcus Behling, to testify in front of the Senate Education Committee earlier today, Thursday February 18, 2016.
Scottsdale, Ariz., February 15, 2016 –Arizona State Senator and Education Committee Chairwoman, Sylvia Allen, has invited the 2016 AEF Arizona Teacher of the Year Christine Marsh, A+ School of Excellence Chaparral High School Principal Gayle Holland, 2014 Polly Rosenbaum Creative Writing Contest Winner Amalia Frohna, and 2015 Arizona State Spelling Bee winner, Marcus Behling, to speak at the beginning of the the Senate Education Committee meeting on Thursday, February 18, 2016 at 9:00 a.m.
This invitation comes in response to Senator Allen’s commitment to highlight success in education during her term as Committee Chairwoman by setting aside the first 15 minutes of every committee meeting for guests to speak about their experiences and successes in public education.
The Arizona Educational Foundation (AEF) hosts seven programs statewide that promote excellence in education.
AEF’s Teacher of the Year Program is the only statewide program to spotlight and honor Arizona’s public school teachers. And the AEF A+ School of Excellence™ Program is a premiere award among public school educators as it identifies, recognizes and celebrates outstanding Pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade public schools that serve as models of overall educational excellence in Arizona.