Phoenix Union High School District Archives

White House honors Arizona education professional

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On Wednesday, May 11th, the White House recognized Cynthia Tercero-Sandoval of Peoria, Ariz. as one of 12 education support professionals across the country as a “School Support White House Champion of Change.”  These individuals were selected by the White House for their leadership and tireless work to ensure that students in our nation’s schools receive… Read More →

TCA teaches educators about personal finances

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Take Charge America, Inc., a national nonprofit credit counseling and debt management agency based in Phoenix, is partnering with Phoenix Union High School District (PUHSD) to offer personal financial management and credit counseling resources and services to the district’s nearly 3,000 full- and part-time employees. “Changes in the payroll process for a select group of… Read More →

How should Arizona schools approach childhood trauma?

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Phoenix Children’s Hospital defines Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) as the childhood traumas that can cause toxic stress and damage a child’s brain and overall health. These ACEs include but are not limited to, emotional and physical abuse or neglect, witnessing a mother or mother figure treated violently, household substance abuse or mental illness, and childhood… Read More →

Scribner named 2014 Out-of-School Time Champion

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Phoenix Union High School District (PUHSD) Superintendent Dr. Kent Scribner has been named the 2014 Out-of-School Time Champion by the Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE). He will receive the award at the annual Statewide Out-of-School Time Awards of Excellence Luncheon on Saturday, Nov. 15 at the Phoenix Convention Center. Also at the luncheon, innovative… Read More →