The Arizona Legislature’s budget cuts in 2011 and in this session have reduced state funding for career and technical education by more than 53 percent, hurting programs developing high school students into a skilled workforce local businesses and industries need.
Arizona leaders are taking the best ideas from around the world in career and technical education to help more young people succeed, said Bill Symonds, director of Arizona State University’s Global Pathways Institute.
While Arizona is a leader in career and technical education, continued cuts in state funding remain a challenge for programs that helped 5,000 high school students statewide graduate last year with national-, state- or industry-recognized credentials.
Valley Academy welcomes Dan Brown as a Governing Board Member from the Sedona/Village of Oak Creek area. Mr. Brown moved to Sedona in 2004, and served the Camp Verde Schools until 2012. Mr. Brown was the State Director For Career and Technical Education with the Arizona Department of Education and is now the Professional Development […]
Returning Board Members; Mr. Steve Dockray, Cottonwood Mr. Tom Moore, Sedona Mr. Leland Wiewick, Cottonwood New Board Member, Mr. Steve Pike, Camp Verde Board Member, Ms. Charlene Day, Clarkdale, gives the oath of office to Board Members, and welcomes new Member, Mr. Pike.
At the Valley Academy Governing Board meeting on December 3, 2014, the Governing Board said Good-by to one member, welcome to a new member and 3 others returned for another 4 years. Mr. Stacey Barker, from Camp Verde is leaving the Governing Board after a 2 year term of office. Board President Steve Dockray awarded […]