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Arizona Historical Society
Tucson Botanical Garden
Phoenix Zoo
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Old Tucson Studios
Tombstone
Havasu Falls
Antelope Canyon
White Mountains
Mount Lemmon

CHEER!

Arizona Cardinals Football
Phoenix Suns Basketball
Arizona Diamondbacks Baseball
FC Tucson
University of Arizona Wildcats
Arizona State University Sun Devils
Kino Sports Complex

APPLAUD!

Comerica Theater
Ak-Chin Pavilion
Gila River Arena
Arizona Theatre Company
Centennial Hall
Tucson Convention Center
The Gaslight Theatre
Gunfight at the O.K. Corral

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Became a state more than 100 years ago on Valentineʼs Day, rising to become a top tourist destination! We feature luxury resorts, sunny skies, stunning scenery, arts, culture and a very rich history dating thousands of years!

AZ IS HOME TO:

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Arizona features 133,990 sq. miles of adventures just waiting to impress you. Whatever you do, Arizona does.

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The grand canyon state has everything under the sun you could possibly want!

Offering 31 lakes,
you can boat, fish, canoe,
kayak, swim and jet ski!

EXPLORE
27 STATE PARKS &
21 NATIONAL PARKS

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THE GRAND CANYON STATE

GRAND CANYON

222 MILES

PRESCOTT

90 MILES

LAKE HAVASU

195 MILES

TUCSON

123 MILES

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FLAGSTAFF

135 MILES

JEROME

105 MILES

TOMBSTONE

194 MILES

BISBEE

220 MILES

DAY TRIPS

NO MATTER WHERE YOU ARE,
ENJOY ADVENTURES IN ANY DIRECTION
THROUGHOUT ARIZONA!

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We know you have a lot of options and choices for the next steps of your education teaching career.

ASDB hopes you are passionate about changing the lives of our deaf and youth. We hope to grow your passion with continuing professional development, providing essential, innovative tools, and educational freedom.

we know you probably have a five or even a ten year plan and so do we! the opportunities to move within the district are absolutely available. along with
extracurricular activities, students and parents, you will experience, not only community, you will become family!

Just a sample of what we provide in your New teacher training

Journeys and National Geographic curriculum training

Elements of Essential Instruction training

Nonviolent Crisis Intervention training

First days of school and building relationships

Beyond textbook training

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OFFERING EVERYTHING YOU’LL NEED TO BE SUCCESSFUL WITH US!

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This individually designed program for new teachers provides
a systematic structure of training, support,
leadership, encouragement and collaboration.

CURRICULUM TRAINING

Journeys and National Geographic comprise
our guaranteed and viable
curriculum for our campuses.
Teachers are trained
in implementing them in their classrooms.

ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS OF INSTRUCTION

This planning model has been identified
through research as containing critical
components which, when included
in a lesson, make a positive difference in the
students’ learning, whether working in a
classroom of students or one on one.

First days of school and
building relationships

Teachers will be trained in the three essential
characteristics of effective teachers:

1. Exhibiting positive expectations for all students
2. Establishing good classroom techniques
3. Designing lessons for students master

You will change the lives of students and we will help you succeed in your efforts.

BEYOND TEXTBOOK TRAINING

Teachers are trained to utilize this standards-based
online program to achieve mastery at each grade
level, as well as contribute to the community
of other educators accessing the program.

NONVIOLENT CRISIS TRAINING

This planning model has been identified through research as containing critical components which, when included in a lesson, make a positive difference in the students’ learning, whether working in a classroom students or one on one.

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Certified Salary Ranges – Granted Up to 20 Years of Certified Experience

Certified Salary Ranges - Granted Up to 20 Years of Certified ExperienceMaximumDegree
MinimumMaximumDegree
$31,875 $47,807 BA
$33,469 $50,197 BA30
$35,142 $52,706 MA
$36,900 $55,362 MA30
$40,682 $61,020 MA60
*Teachers eligible for additional 301 monies
Educational Interpreters - minimum EIPA Score of 3.5, Granted Up to 20 Years of Experience
MinimumMaximumDegree
$23.00/HR$29.12/HRBase
$23.67/HR$29.81/HRBA
$24.34/HR$30.51/HRMA
$25.01/HR$31.21/HRDOC
Public Interpreters - General License, Granted Up to 20 years of Experience
MinimumMaximumDegree
$32.00/HR$33.28/HRBase
$32.67/HR$33.97/HRBA
$33.34/HR$34.67/HRMA
$34.01/HR$35.37/HRDOC
Public Interpreters - Legal License, Granted Up to 20 years of Experience
MinimumMaximumDegree
$36.25/HR$37.44/HRBase
$36.67/HR$38.13/HRBA
$37.34/HR$38.83/HRMA
$38.01/HR$39.53/HRDOC

Benefit Highlights

  • Exceptional State medical, dental, and vision benefit options
  • Arizona State Retirement System
  • Eligibility for Student Loan Forgiveness
  • Small Classrooms with Aides
  • Professional development opportunities

Cost of Living Comparisons of Southwest Region State Schools

Cost of Living Comparisons of Southwest Region State Schools  
Your $ in PhoenixCompared To$ Needed
Austin, TX$57,319
Santa Fe, NM$58,598
$50,000 Fremont, CA$111,949
Salt Lake City, UT$55,908
Colorado Springs CO$50,000
Your $ in TucsonCompared To$ Needed
Austin, TX$65,392
Santa Fe, NM$66,851
$50,000 Fremont, CA$127,716
Salt Lake City, UT$63,783
Colorado Springs CO$44,021
Your $ in FlagstaffCompared To$ Needed
Austin, TX$52,083
Santa Fe, NM$53,245
$50,000 Fremont, CA$101,723
Salt Lake City, UT$50,801
Colorado Springs CO$45,232
Your $ in HolbrookCompared To$ Needed
Austin, TX$82,071
Santa Fe, NM$83,902
$50,000 Fremont, CA$160,290
Salt Lake City, UT$80,051
Colorado Springs CO$71,275
Your $ in YumaCompared To$ Needed
Austin, TX$68,783
Santa Fe, NM$70,317
$50,000 Fremont, CA$134,339
Salt Lake City, UT$67,090
Colorado Springs CO$59,735