The Pima County School Superintendent's Office Promotes Educational Excellence Through LEADERSHIP, SERVICE, & COLLABORATION.


Our Office

UPDATE 12/11/20 - Out of precautionary safety measures, our office is now closed to the public until further notice. To schedule a phone or Zoom appointment please call us at 520-724-8451 or email us at schools@pima.gov. We will be  monitoring the situation and building the foundation for when it is safe enough for our schools and educators to engage with us again. We thank you for your support during this challenging time.


1/14/21: Update from the Pima County Health Department: Pima County has made vaccinating our PK-12 educators a priority 1B group. The vaccine is here, but we have a limited supply and have to allocate it to those who need it most. If you are a PK-12 educator, you will receive an email directly from Tucson Medical Center (TMC) to begin your registration process and to sign up to receive your vaccine. Watch the video below to learn more.

 

COVID-19 Information and Resources

Vaccine Information & Distribution

- Educators: Have you got your vaccine? We want to celebrate you for helping Pima County get back to the classroom! CLICK HERE to send us your vaccine photo!

For School Leaders:

COVID-19 Progress Report & Local Recommendations

School District Return to School Plans

Healthy & Safe Schools: COVID-19 Information and Resources Page

Our Office Safety Protocol and Precautions

Office of the Governor Doug Ducey | Executive Orders


Our Programs


Business and Education Partnerships assist schools, youth organizations and community groups in making critical connections with the business community in Pima County through career shadowing, career expos, and internships.

Director: Andrew Bevington, andrew.bevington@pima.gov

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EDvance is an educational support program designed to empower staff to advance the achievement of students with disabilities. Through professional development, professional learning communities, and/or coaching, your teams will strengthen their skill sets to ultimately strengthen those of their students.

Director: Diane Kent, diane.kent@pima.gov

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Frameworks and Foundations supports educators who work with students and professionals in K-12 education through effective professional development and coaching.

Director: Marianne Landrith, marianne.landrith@pima.gov

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GiftED supports educators of gifted students in their work with gifted individuals to develop their intellectual and academic potential through professional development, professional learning communities, coaching, and regional gifted institutes.

Director: Marianne Landrith, marianne.landrith@pima.gov

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Healthy & Safe Schools is an initiative designed to assist learning communities in creating, maintaining, and growing safe and supportive school cultures.

Director: TBD

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LEADNow! Leadership Institute recognizes that the most important change agents in education are school leaders! This Institute was created to support new and aspiring educational leaders in Southern Arizona.

Director: Deborah Bryson, deborah.bryson@pima.gov
Coordinator: Susan Rosenthal, susan.rosenthal@pima.gov

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The STEMAZing Project was established in 2013 to fill a need for STEM education in Southern Arizona and beyond. The mission of The STEMAZing Project is to provide high quality professional development for educators to engage and empower their students with authentic, relevant, and developmentally appropriate learning opportunities.

Director: DaNel Hogan, danel.hogan@pima.gov

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The Waters Center for Systems Thinking is an internationally recognized leader in system thinking capacity building.

Director: Sheri Marlin, Sheri.Marlin@pima.gov

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