is guiding and directing efforts to enhance communication and promote educational issues, programs and activities.
means being responsive to the educational needs of schools and supporting their work in relevant and meaningful ways.
is working together with students, teachers, businesses, community based organizations, parents, and taxpayers to improve the quality of education in Pima County.
From the very beginning, Linda Arzoumanian focused her career and her future on her passion: the education and welfare of children and adults.
Professional development center that focuses on research-based instructional strategies including technology integration into the curriculum, systems thinking, and new teacher support.
SAREC (Southern Arizona Regional Education Center) will host the following IDEAL online classes in the Arizona’s College & Career Ready Standards (AZCCRS.) Session details (costs, dates, etc.) are specifically for administrators and teachers throughout Cochise, Pima and Santa Cruz counties. Registration is through the SAREC website (http://www.sazrec.org.) Links to the IDEAL courses will be sent by SAREC upon paid registrations.
Our Offices are now located at 200 N. Stone Ave. on the northeast corner of Stone and Alameda downtown Tucson. More…
Together the Office of the Pima County School Superintendent and Creative Spirit were awarded a grant from the Fund for Civility, Respect and Understanding. 2,000 to 4,000 K- 6 graders from four low-income schools in Pima County will be positively impacted through Healthy Play: A Peaceful Solution to End Bullying, an anti-bullying/character education/structured activities program for their school.
Blenman Elementary Schools in the Tucson Unified School District, Roadrunner and Thornydale Elementary Schools in the Marana Unified School District and Children’s Success Academy have agreed to be part of this program. 40 adults from each school will learn the Healthy Play methodologies. Each school will determine their team of 10 adults, including teachers, counselors, PTO, after school staff and others. The team will share the learned strategies with their entire school staff and students.
Each school will receive 10 hours of hands on training, in-class demonstrations which will focus on sustainability. The book Learning to Play, Playing to Learn and play equipment kits will be provided to each school for continued support.
The Office of the Pima County School Superintendent is pleased to announce the launch of its Financial Transparency website, transparency.schools.pima.gov. This website was created in accordance with A.R.S. §41-725(H). It is a searchable, public website that serves as a single point of reference for the residents of Pima County school districts. The website contains all the financial transaction information for 15 of the 17 school districts in Pima County. This website does not contain any financial transaction information for Sunnyside Unified School District and the Tucson Unified School District, which manage their financial operations independently from the Pima County School Superintendent pursuant to A.R.S. §15-914.01.
The Pima County School Superintendent’s Financial Transparency website presents data beginning with the fiscal year ended June 30, 2012, and for each fiscal year thereafter and will be updated on a monthly basis. All revenues and expenditures are included. Please note that some expenditures, such as salaries, are aggregated and some are shown in detail depending on the nature of the expense. For questions on specific transaction details, please contact the appropriate school district. In accordance with state law, the data that is presented on this website will be maintained for up to three (3) fiscal years. All members of the public are invited to visit the Financial Transparency website.
Questions can be directed to Ricky Hernandez or Cody Cassidy at 520.724.8451.
City High School, Pima Prevention Partnership Academy and Utterback Middle School students have displayed original art work in the lobby of our office. The display rotates on a monthly bases, giving a variety of students an opportunity to have their work displayed. The teachers and community members who come to the office enjoy taking a few moments to appreciate the talented art students of Pima County.
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