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Alhambra Elementary School District Job Fair

Are you, or someone you know, looking to make a difference in your career? Join us at the AESD Job Fair on Tuesday, March 20 to find out about current certified, classified, and administrative positions!

Among the Highest Salaries in the State
Competitive Employee Benefits
Stipends for National Board Certification and Highly Qualified Math and Science Teachers

Submit your application beforehand at!

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Dinosaurs in the Desert

Hurry, Before They Go Extinct!
Now – April 30
They move. They make sounds. About the only thing they won’t do is bite you. Dinosaurs In the Desert at the Phoenix Zoo. Featuring some of the most lifelike animatronic dinosaurs you’ve ever seen, a fossil dig for kids, photo-ops and much more. This exhibit is a self-guided experience along the Zoo’s Desert Lives Trail. Members $4, general public $5.

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Christ Church School Open House

Christ Church School – educating the WHOLE child – mind, heart, and spirit! Join us for an Open House on Thursday, 11/30. The event will begin on the playground at 8:45 am. Tour our beautiful campus, meet our amazing teachers, and learn why Christ Church School is your child’s key to educational success!

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Junior Achievement of Arizona 60th Anniversary Open House

Please join us at our 60th Anniversary Celebration & Annual Open House:

Hear what we’ve accomplished during the last six decades and what the future holds for Junior Achievement of Arizona
Learn how you can be a part of making the future vision possible!
Hear from JA students and other special guests about how JA’s impact on their lives and the community
Network with other professionals, educators & members of the community
Light hors d’oeuvres, open bar and beverages
Take the Passport Tour through our JA BizTowns® to learn about how various industries in Arizona have changed our community during the last 60 years
Enter to win awesome raffle prizes!
This event is FREE to attend.

Registration ends on September 27, 2017

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Rancho Solano Open House {early learning center & kindergarten}

Are you looking for a Kindergarten or preschool for your child? Would you like a school that offers a strong education and a fun play-oriented environment? Rancho Solano Preparatory School is having an Early Learning Center Open House next week. This is the perfect chance for you to take a tour of the school and learn […]

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Why Moms Have an Important Job on Election Day

The children’s book in this picture is one that my family actually owns, along with a companion book about the Declaration of Independence. Published in the 80s, my mother-in-law tells me they were bedtime reading for my husband as a child, which explains a lot! He and I went on to meet as college student interns […]

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Original photo: Colouring Pencils by William Warby

Supporting Education in Arizona

Living in Arizona brings lots of unique opportunities: year-round shorts weather, the ability to get away with a tiny coat closet, and the opportunity to take advantage of great tax benefits for supporting education in our state. Arizona offers individuals three credits against state income tax that benefit education. By donating, you are redirecting a […]

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Simple Summer Reading Tips to Fight the Summer Brain-Drain! {Ask the LOCAL expert series}

    We at SMB are excited about a new little feature we’ve added to the blog!  In addition to our regular lineup of awesome Scottsdale Mom contributors, we’re including a monthly post by a LOCAL expert! We’re covering topics from discipline to reading readiness to carseats and sippy cups!     Welcome back  this month’s expert: Kristin Cetone, Education Specialist (Learn […]

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Pint-Sized Picassos from Academic Enrichment Academy

Recently my three-year-old and I got to experience the Pint-Sized Picassos program from Scottsdale’s own Academic Enrichment Academy. AEA is a locally-owned (and mom-run!) personal academic coaching program for kids ages 3-10. Pint-Sized Picassos is their preschool-aged program which combines literature and art in a solo or small-group setting – right in the comfort of […]

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