TUSD is exploring changes to school choice which, if approved, would allow a parent's employment with TUSD to be considered a factor for their children to be placed earlier in the lottery process. Please complete a brief survey to provide your feedback regarding this consideration. Participation in the survey is strictly voluntary, but your insight would be helpful and very much appreciated. TUSD Employee School Choice Survey >>
Contracts for the 2015-2016 school year have been emailed to certificated and licensed employees at TUSD. If you have questions, please see this FAQ (in PDF).
FAQ for 2015-16 Contracts (Certificated and Licensed Employees) >>
A full range of summer PD options wait for you this summer! Check out the 2015 Summer Professional Development Catalog!
In an effort to ensure student success, the Arizona State Board of Education will replace the AIMS Reading, Writing, and Math assessment with AzMERIT beginning spring 2015. As students continue to develop the needed skills to compete globally, Arizona will be ready to assess their preparedness and measure their proficiency. For more information about this new assessment, please see the AZMerits Information page.
TUSD employees who did not receive a raise during 2015, but who believe that they meet the qualifications for the raise, are invited to complete the Raise Appeal Form >>
The TUSD Governing Board has voted to implement Synergy®, the new Statewide Student Information System. The new system will provide principals, teachers, parents, and students with data at their fingertips. Work begins immediately and the system will be fully implemented for August 2016, the start of the 2016-17 school year. Take a look at FAQs to learn more about what this system offers you! More information >>
The Governing Board voted 5-0 for the five-year Strategic Plan. Take a look at our roadmap for curriculum, diversity, facilities, finance, and communication!
Printable Flier (in PDF)
Participating in the TUSD Wellness Incentive Program in 2014-2015 will qualify you for rewards and premium rebates the following plan year, plus assure that you are taking positive steps towards preventing disease and living healthier. See the program flier (in PDF) for complete information. More info >>
Check out the new curriculum materials!
We're excited to announce the Infant & Early Learning Centers for children ages 6 weeks to preschool-aged. This quality option for TUSD's working parents is now open! Register now to take advantage of this excellent and affordable program. For more information, see the Infant & Early Learning Center web pages.
On July 9, 2013, the Governing Board directed staff to begin the work of resolving salary compression that exists between current employees and newly hired employees. The plan recognizes the dedication of teachers who have shown commitment to TUSD through their years of service in TUSD and will ensure that current TUSD teachers with equal years of experience are not compensated less than new hires with non-TUSD experience. See the Compression Plan pages for more information and updates. For the latest information, be sure to read the new FAQ for Phases 2 & 3.
These resources are available from within the TUSD network. Note: At present, you will not be able to access these from home.
Teachers, sign up your classes! When signing up for the Mayor's Reading Challenge, be sure to check the box that says you will be entering records for others. Once registered, you will be able to enter reading times and titles for each student. The Reading Challenge web system will do the math for each student and even tally your classroom total. Have fun with the challenge and compete against your fellow teachers or other schools.
Staff members, sign up to track your reading!
You can check your email from home through Outlook's web access!