Because every child deserves a champion, we honor those who have courageously made a difference for Arizona youth
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This Superintendent has taken a stand as a leader – bringing innovative solutions to their entire district; building networks of support across multiple sectors to create diverse and powerful growth in their district.
Catalyst for Education Award
This Principal has sparked collaboration toward a specific change, leading the way as a catalyst that ignites hope and rallies others to champion their school community.
Hero Maker Award
This Teacher has built trust, modeled resilience, and cultivated leadership in others to influence not only their classroom, but parents, other teachers, and even outside community members, thus stimulating hope and inspiring courageous leadership for the future.
Student Champion of the Year Award
This Student exemplifies great-hearted leadership – cheering others on, leading by example, and inspiring his or her fellow student to generosity, perseverance, and the bold leadership required to empower the next generation.
Collaborative Leadership Award
This School Board Member has partnered with other leaders to bring unified community engagement and support to their district, building synergy and empowering their board to exceed expected outcomes for their district.
Because It Takes A Village Award
This school has built a diverse network of community partners to support the school, students, and families in its community.
School Champion of the Year Award
This person has become a trusted partner of the school principal and the community.
Join Our Village
Doing this alone is impossible; it takes all of us working together to make a difference.