Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary School Principal Receives Award

March 29, 2018

Maricopa County School Superintendent Steve Watson is pleased to announce that Mrs. Heather Anguiano has been named a 2018 Maricopa County Exemplary Principal. Mrs. Anguiano is the principal at Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary School in the Chandler Unified School District. Read the full release.

Kyrene Traditional Academy Principal Receives Award

March 29, 2018

Maricopa County School Superintendent Steve Watson is pleased to announce that Dr. Marianne Lescher has been named a 2018 Maricopa County Exemplary Principal. Dr. Lescher is the principal at Kyrene Traditional Academy in the Kyrene Elementary School District. Read the full release.

 

Trailside Point Performing Arts Academy Principal Receives Award

March 29, 2018

Maricopa County School Superintendent Steve Watson is pleased to announce that Ms. Sarah Zembruski has been named a 2018 Maricopa County Exemplary Principal. Ms. Zembruski is the principal at Trailside Point Performing Arts Academy in the Laveen Elementary School District. Read the full release.

Gateway Pointe Elementary School Principal Receives Award

March 28, 2018

Maricopa County School Superintendent Steve Watson is pleased to announce that Mr. Tim Fountain has been named a 2018 Maricopa County Exemplary Principal. Mr. Fountain is the principal at Gateway Pointe Elementary School in the Higley Unified School District. Read the full release.

Sunburst Elementary School Principal Receives AwarD

March 28, 2018

Maricopa County School Superintendent Steve Watson is pleased to announce that Ms. Rhonda Warren has been named a 2018 Maricopa County Exemplary Principal. Ms. Warren is the principal at Sunburst Elementary in the Washington Elementary School District. Read the full release.

 

Two Peoria School Principals Receive AwarD

March 27, 2018

The Maricopa County School Superintendent Steve Watson is pleased to announce that Dr. Eric Gundrum and Mr. Dale Shough have been named 2018 Maricopa County Exemplary Principals. Dr. Gundrum is the principal of Sahauro Ranch Elementary and Mr. Shough is the principal of Cheyenne Elementary, both in the Peoria Unified school district. Read the full release.

 

Madison Heights Elementary School Principal Receives Award

March 26, 2018

Maricopa County School Superintendent Steve Watson is pleased to announce that Mrs. Priscilla Gossett has been named a 2018 Maricopa County Exemplary Principal. Mrs. Gossett is the principal at Madison Heights Elementary in the Madison Elementary School District. Read the full release.

 

Superintendent Watson Accepts Donation of electronics from amazon

February 15, 2018

Maricopa County School Superintendent Steve Watson is excited to announce he has accepted a donation of electronics from Amazon to be distributed to schools in Maricopa County through the following channels:

1. Teacher giveaways conducted through social media, conferences, and various events. Teachers will be alerted through the Superintendent’s monthly email sent to all public and charter school teachers, Maricopa County School Superintendent Facebook page, and Twitter feed. (Facebook/mcesaaz & @mcesaaz)

2. Donations directly to CTE, STEM, and engineering programs. Items will be distributed to programs currently working with MCESA, and to all other teachers on a first come, first serve basis. (We have reached capacity for requested items.)

3. Watson Challenge Boxes consist of various electronics with a written challenge for a class or club. For example, a box could contain a battery, various LED lights, and a drone. The challenge would be to create a lighted landing pad and land the drone on the target in the dark. (We have reached capacity for the challenge boxes.)

For inquiries, contact info@mcesa.maricopa.gov

 

Superintendent Watson Appoints Augustine Bartning to MCCCD Board

January 29, 2018

Monday, Maricopa County School Superintendent Steve Watson appointed Augustine P. Bartning to the Maricopa County Community College District Governing Board. Read the full release.

 

County Superintendent Watson Appoints Governing Board Member in Pendergast Elementary School District

January 5, 2018

On Friday, January 5, Maricopa County School Superintendent Steve Watson announced the appointment of Alan Gaugert to the governing board of Pendergast Elementary School District. Read full release.

 

Superintendent Watson Appoints Two Members to Liberty Elementary School District Board

December 20, 2017

On Wednesday, Maricopa County School Superintendent Steve Watson appointed two members to the Liberty Elementary School District Governing Board. Mark Aguire replaces Thad McCloud, who resigned on Nov. 10, and Connie Krogulecki-Crowley fills the vacancy of Regina Simmons, who resigned on Nov. 13. Read full release.

 

TEACHERS DESIGN WAYS TO BRING JOY BACK TO TEACHING

November 8, 2017

Human Centered Design is used to create new technologies, develop next-generation business thinking, and bring clean drinking water to Sub-Saharan Africa. Thanks to the Maricopa County School Superintendent, it is now being used to increase joyful teaching experiences for teachers. Read full release here.

 

Superintendent Watson Makes Appointment to Higley Unified School District Governing Board

November 6, 2017

Friday, Maricopa County School Superintendent Steve Watson appointed Richard Thornock to the Higley Unified School District Governing Board. Richard Thornock fills the vacancy that occurred when Allison Ford resigned her position on October 26. Read full release.

 

Maricopa County School Superintendent Donates Surplus Technology to Teachers

August 8, 2017

MCESA has asked the County Board of Supervisors to exempt the agency from the surplus policy through December 2018. The intent is to streamline the donation process by avoiding a vote every time the agency wants to donate supplies. Read news story.

 

School supply drive will provide donors with entrance to Maricopa County Home Show

July 5, 2017

One in five children in Maricopa County lives in poverty. An opportunity in July will allow people to help students in need and earn free entrance to the Maricopa County Home & Landscape Show. Read full release.

 

Superintendent Watson Appoints Newest Governing Board Member to Liberty School District

June 7, 2017

Wednesday, Maricopa County School Superintendent Steve Watson appointed and swore-in Kathy Lynn McNamara to the Liberty Elementary School District Governing Board. Read full release

 

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