Marlys is the communications director for the Arizona K12 Center, a one-of-a-kind hub that develops and provides leading professional development solutions for classrooms today. You can find her work throughout the organization.
Each year, Marlys writes and co-manages the production of the Arizona K12 Center’s Teacher Leadership Report and corresponding Teacher Leadership Spotlight videos. Find an excerpt of the 2020 report highlighting Ben Collinsworth at this link.
Also check out:
• the 2021 Teacher Leadership Report
• the 2020 Teacher Leadership Report
• Video: Where Curiosity and Leadership Unite: Estevan Carreon (project manager)
• Video: Elevating Student Voice Through Teacher Leadership: Miyone Roanhorse (project manager)
For the past year, Marlys has been helping oversee the production of case studies at the Arizona K12 Center. Check out our first collection Building a Culture of Induction: Case Studies in Mentoring at this link.
Marlys writes a variety of blog posts on the Arizona K12 Center’s blog Homeroom.
The Maricopa County Education Service Agency is the office of the Maricopa County School Superintendent and works to improve education for all students in Maricopa County, Arizona, and increase respect for teachers and others in education professions. As the administrator of marketing and communication for MCESA, Marlys helps guide and produce communication team projects, including marketing and public relations campaigns; oversees MCESA’s website and social media; and writes a variety of content for blogs, press releases, curriculum guides, and other materials. She has also advanced her voice over and on-air skills in a variety of video work for MCESA, including the multi-award winning STEM Pro Live! series.