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ARIZONA

Contact: Louis Stradling
Organization Arizona Education Coalition
Phone: (480) 964-8235

Contact: Debbie Niwa
Phone: 520-296-4169
Email: gabbyparrot@macol.net

Contact: Holly Craw
Address: Phoenix, AZ
Email: hsgrd@att.net

Links:

  • STW Is Career and Technical
  • AZ Tech Prep Chochise Consortium (Tech Prep is a federally funded Carl Perkins vocational grant administered by the Arizona Dept. of Education, School to Work Division, and the Arizona State Board of Community Colleges)
  • Career Pathways
  • Career Resource Network
  • Character Education
  • Department of Education (ADE)
  • Education Laws | Title 15 | Arizona Revised Statutes | ALIS Online
  • NAEP profile | NCES
  • Public School Districts' Dollars Spent in the Classroom | Report to the Arizona Legislature March 2002 | State of Arizona | Office of the Auditor General | Division of School Audits
  • School Facilities board
  • School Finance
  • School Law & Rules
  • School-to-Work
  • Social Studies Rationale
  • Social Studies Standards
  • Standards & Testing
  • State Skills Standards Information | NSSB

    Arizona Education: School-to-Work

  • A School-to-Work System for Arizona: Final Evaluation of the State and Federal Initiative Prepared for: Arizona Dept. of Commerce School-to-Work Division, June 2001
  • Arizona Vocational Education - Accountability System, Sept. 2000
  • BACKGROUND PAPER 97-8 - SCHOOL-TO-CAREERS [NOTE: the "BACKGROUND PAPER" discusses Nevada, Arizona and other western states] BACKGROUND PAPER 97-8 - SCHOOL-TO-CAREERS | Nevada Legislative Counsel Bureau Kelan J. Kelly, Senior Research Analyst, Research Division, Nevada Legislative Counsel Bureau - April 1997
  • The Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act of 1998 P.L.105-332 Arizona Vocational Technical Education, State Plan, 2000-2004 Prepared by The State Board for Vocational and Technological Education
  • THE HANDBOOK - Secondary Career and Technical Education Resource Handbook For CTE Administrators; Published by the Arizona Dept. of Education - April 2002 (Revised June 2002)
  • Performance Audit Arizona State Board for Vocational and Technological Education | State of Arizona Office of the Auditor General Report to the Arizona Legislature By Douglas R. Norton, Auditor General, June 1998, Report No. 98-10

    Arizona Education: Career Pathways

  • Arizona Career Pathways Guide 2000 Classroom Activities and Projects for Grades K-12 - March 2000; Lisa Graham Keegan, Superintendent of Public Instruction; Mary Lewkowitz, Deputy Associate Superintendent and State Director; School To Work/Vocational Technological Education; Project developed by Office of Workforce Education and Development; Arizona State University, Under contract to the Arizona Dept. of Education
  • Career Pathways - An Implementation and Resource Guide
  • Career Pathways - Strategies and Resources 1999 - Project developed by Arizona State University, Under contact to the Arizona Dept. of Education

    Arizona Workforce Development

  • Arizona's Workforce Development System - Comprehensive Plan Jan. 1, 1998-Dec. 31, 2000 - May 1999; Arizona Dept. of Commerce, Jackie Vieh, Director; Office of Workforce Development Policy, C. Diane Bishop, Director
  • FINAL REPORT - Skills and Competencies Needed by Arizona's Workforce: The Bioindustry - June 2001 - Prepared for the Arizona Dept. of Commerce, Governor's Strategic Partnership for Economic Development in conjunction with Bioindustry School-to-Work Partnership
  • GSPED (Governor's Strategic Partnership for Economic Development) Arizona's GSPED "administers Arizona's economic development activities, which are based on the "cluster-foundation" concept."
  • HEAT | Workforce Investment Act (WIA)
  • Statewide Economic Study 2002 Arizona's Education and Workforce Infrastructure - July 2002 - Prepared for the Arizona Dept. of Commerce, July 2002
  • Workforce Development
  • Workforce Investment - Five Year Local Plan Program Year 2000-2004 - City of Phoenix - Human Services Dept.

    Arizona Related Information

  • Accessing information/records: The Door to Open Government in ARIZONA
  • Legislators -- contact information: AZ House of Representatives and Arizona Senate
  • Legislative/policy updates/information: Arizona Recent State Policies/Activities | Education Commission of the States
  • Legislation affecting Arizona home educators: Home School Legal Defense | Arizona
  • 2002 Legislation regarding Arizona home educators: Home School Legal Defense | Arizona