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ASBA honors Higley for their literacy program


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  • Michelle Reese/Higley Unified School District

Higley Golden Bell

Higley’s youngest learners gain valuable reading skills through a literacy program developed by district teachers, literacy coaches and administrators six years ago.  

That program was honored this month by the Arizona School Boards Association with a Golden Bell Award during the association’s 2013 annual conference.

ASBA honors Higley for their literacy program HigleyGolden-BellInside

Dr. Dawn Foley, Higley’s Director of Curriculum and Instruction, and literacy coach Claudia Henz accepted the Golden Bell award from the Arizona Schools Board Association, alongside the vice president of the Higley Unified School District’s Governing Board Kim Anderson and board member Venessa Whitener during the annual conference in Phoenix.

The runner-up award was given in the category “Districtwide curriculum delivery & accountability.”

Dr. Dawn Foley, Higley’s Director of Curriculum and Instruction, and literacy coach Claudia Henz accepted the award, alongside the vice president of the Higley Unified School District’s Governing Board Kim Anderson and board member Venessa Whitener.

For more information, please contact Michelle Reese, public relations officer, at 480-279-7141 and michelle.reese@husd.org.