Sunset Vista Elementary

Posted on April 27, 2016 • Category: Education

In a MetLife Foundation survey of U.S. principals, 75 percent said the job had become too complex, and more than 50 percent said they felt great stress.

A recent “Education World” article cites a Public Agenda study indicating that “most principals are overwhelmed with the workload associated with their job. The job, it seems, has so many facets that no Superman or Wonder Woman could do all the job entails and do it well.”

A strong…

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Future Leaders Town Hall

Posted on April 12, 2016 • Category: Young Talent

By Zackary Moran-Norris

Since its debut in 2011, the Future Leaders Town Hall has provided Arizona students the opportunity to develop leadership skills and share their perspectives on important topics throughout the state.

The event is hosted by Arizona Town Hall in collaboration with Maricopa Community Colleges, with the goal of bringing high school and college students together to share ideas in a productive manner.

“The greatest opportunity is for students to experience what its like to…

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Central Arizona Conservation Alliance

Posted on April 12, 2016 • Category: Water, Forests & Open Spaces

By Mindy Riesenberg

What happens when you have a large number of stakeholders in the discussion about conservation in Arizona, but there are huge gaps between them? You motivate and come together. That’s exactly what the Desert Botanical Garden did, bringing together a core group of diverse but like-minded organizations to form the Central Arizona Conservation Alliance (CAZCA).

It all started when the Desert Botanical Garden was working through a strategic planning process, looking for ways…

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