About Us

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

All organizational activities and decisions are based on this philosophy and grouned in our commitment to empower teachers to achieve excellence.

Our Mission

The Arizona Professional Educators is an organization of professionals that encourages and 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 


 

FRANCES O'LEARY 

Secretary 


 

MARY SCHUETT 

Board Member


 

DARLENE SHAW

Board Member


 

LEEANN POCOCK

Board Member 


 

KEN SIMMONS

Board Member


 

INACENT SAUNDERS

Executive Director