About Us

Arizona Professional Educators (AZPE) was founded on a professional philosophy that emphasizes Professional Excellence, Cooperation, Personal Excellence, Local Control, Right-To-Learn, and Freedom to Teach.

All organizational activities and decisions are focused on this philosophy and empowering teachers to achieve excellence.

Our Mission

The Arizona Professional Educators is a organization of professionals that encourages/promotes fairness; democracy; economic opportunity; and high-quality public education.


Our Board

Get to know our board members

Janelle Chisholm-Winters

President

Jo LITTLE

Treasurer

MARY SCHUETT

Secretary

FRANCES O’LEARY
Board Member

 

DARLENE SHAW
Board Member

 

LEEANN POCOCK
Board Member

KEN SIMMONS

Board Member

 

KERSTIN HADZIK
CFO

LEAH ESMONT

Executive Director

DEBBY JONES

Executive Assistant