The Arizona State Board of Education appointed Dysart Unified School District Governing Board Member Traci Sawyer-Sinkbeil to the Professional Practices Advisory Committee (PPAC). Her term will expire on July 31, 2023.
The PPAC serves as the advisory committee in regards to educator certification or recertification matters related to immoral conduct and/or unprofessional conduct. Sawyer-Sinkbeil will complete the remaining term for a departing member, at which time she may be reappointed for a full four-year term.
“I am honored to have been appointed to this position on the Professional Practices Advisory Committee. I strongly believe in the importance of public education and the certificated teachers and administrators that lead the charge,” said Traci Sawyer-Sinkbeil. “It is important that we have the right educators in place, teaching our children on all levels. While serving on this committee, I welcome the opportunity to ensure its compliance in disciplinary matters of certificated individuals and applicants of certification and to protect all of Arizona’s students from incidents of professional misconduct. We all share a passion for great education and I welcome the opportunity to serve in this capacity.”
Sawyer-Sinkbeil has been a Dysart board member for 11 years and previously served on the Board of Behavioral Health Examiners Social Work Committee. She holds a Masters of Business Administration and Bachelors in Business and Public Administration, both from Ottawa University, and has many years of human resource experience in education.