Queen Creek teacher job fair slated for Feb. 27

The Queen Creek Unified School District is looking for new team members to join its teaching team. QCUSD is hosting a teacher job fair 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, at the district office, 20217 Chandler Heights Road. According to a flyer for the fair, starting salary for teachers with a Bachelor’s degree is $44,000, and […]

Smith: How the 20 percent pay raise for teachers works

With Arizona’s 2018-19 state budget now signed by the governor, I wanted to clearly explain how the 20 percent teacher pay raise was determined, how it will be provided to schools, who will be receiving raises and how much should educators expect – as there has been a great deal of misinformation about how this […]

Salvation Army provides child care, food during teacher walkout

The Apache Junction Corps Salvation Army location will be offering child care and food options during the early days of the impending Arizona teacher walkout, officials say. The Salvation Army Arizona is partnering with Fry’s Food Stores and St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance to make food available for children in need, according to a press […]