EducationLearn about the women leading education in the Prescott area.
Our local Boys & Girls Clubs serve approximately 600 kids annually, with an average of 200 visits daily. The Clubs are currently serving an average of 30% more children than just a few years ago thanks to the support of this incredible community.
The close-knit, supportive culture at BASIS Prescott reflects the values and spirit of Prescott’s small-town community and contributes to the high student achievement that is a hallmark of BASIS Charter Schools. A world-class, tuition-free K–12 program prepares students for every step of their academic journey, beginning in kindergarten.
For Abia Judd Kindergarten Teacher Rachel Chunglo, the importance of earning a child’s trust is the key ingredient to developing a solid relationship with her students. She states, “In my job, I value relationships above everything else. I cannot teach a child who doesn’t trust me. It’s my job to make them feel loved and safe in my classroom–before I can teach them anything.”
If anything has changed in the past 150 years, it’s education. The Prescott Unified School district is no exception; a century and a half ago, all the students from the entire district fit inside a four-room schoolhouse, where they learned reading, writing, and arithmetic.
For Kelli Bradstreet, Director of Instructional Support at Prescott Unified School District (PUSD), being a part of the District means being a part of the heart of the community.
Prescott Woman Magazine interviewed five women involved in S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics) fields to find out what got them involved and why it’s important to encourage more women to explore careers in these areas.