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Articles from August 2023

Committee Members Sought for Math Curriculum Adoption

Academic Services is seeking community members, teachers, instructional coaches, and administrators to serve in a leadership capacity to research and evaluate math programs for Grades K–8. Participants chosen for this role will be trained in evaluative criteria prior to reviewing programs and accompanying resources. Our first meeting dates are scheduled for September 21st and October 2nd at the Laveen Education Center, 5001 W. Dobbins.

To apply, community members, teachers, and instructional coaches must submit a brief letter of interest to their school principal by Thursday, September 7th. Letters of interest will only be accepted with principal approval. Please direct any questions to Dr. Tracy Watkins, Executive Director of Curriculum and Instruction at

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Tony Berastegui Resigns from Governing Board

Laveen Governing Board Member Tony Berastegui announced he would be stepping down from the Governing Board so that his wife, Angelica, could pursue an employment opportunity in the district.

State statute prohibits the immediate family of governing board members to be employed by the district in which they serve.

 Mr. Berastegui’s resignation is effective as of August 18, 2023. 

The District has posted this governing board vacancy and is presently accepting applications. Visit the Board Vacancy page, to view the posting and download the application.

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