Redefining Workforce Readiness

Redefining Workforce Readiness

Through a powerful fusion of hands-on work, professional development, and mentorship, GEM Corps enables crew members to further their education and gain employment By Annie Warner During the past few years, local nonprofit GEM Environmental has built a community...
‘A family campus’

‘A family campus’

AAEC high school offers students myriad benefits including paid college tuition and a close-knit community By Joanna Dodder Nellans  Rachel Partin wasn’t really into public school when she transitioned from homeschooling to the Arizona Agribusiness and Equine...
A New Outlook

A New Outlook

How COVID-19 changed my perspective on school and extracurricular programs By Emma Wymore We’re in a weird time right now; we’ve all had to change our lives to some extent. As a 16-year-old student at BASIS Prescott and a member of The Launch Pad Teen Center’s Teen...
‘Truly a Community School’

‘Truly a Community School’

Through Expeditionary Learning, La Tierra Engages Students through Real-World Connections … and Inspires Them to Create Positive Change By Hilary Dartt From the outside, it’s immediately apparent that La Tierra Community School is different. A gathering of purple...
Coaching for Success

Coaching for Success

By Katie Chatham Despite boasting completely different resumés, when several local women spoke about the experience of coaching young women, they expressed three strikingly similar themes. First, that coaching student-athletes is more about time together than about...