Our Governing Board

The individuals on our school board are elected community members who volunteer their time to benefit our school district and the students who attend our schools. They help the district plan, budget, and implement school programs and ensure fiscal responsibility.

The AUSD Governing Board, in collaboration with the Arizona School Boards Association (ASBA) staff, focuses on setting goals for the governing board. These goals guide the governing board and administration throughout the school year in the Ajo Unified School District.

Governing Board Goals:

  • Goal 1: The governing board will receive beginning, middle, and end-of-the-year student data with a focus on reading scores demonstrating growth on the DIBELS Reading Benchmarks and Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) Benchmarks. We will implement instructional strategies, resources, and professional development such as Beyond Textbooks (Professional Learning Communities, formative assessments, reteaching, data analysis) and mClass training to support reading growth.
  • Goal 2: Communication will be strategic and collaborative with all stakeholders. This communication establishes trust and builds relationships with students, staff, families, and the Ajo Unified School District Community.
  • Goal 3: Ajo Unified School District will continue with the strategic direction focused on the critical academic areas of opportunity for our students. The administration and the leadership team will ensure that curriculum and instruction resources (Beyond Textbooks, mClass, reading intervention, math, and science curriculum) align with state and district standards.

Please Join Us

We welcome all community members to attend our regular board meetings. In accordance with the Pima County Board of Supervisors and Arizona Revised Statute, we post public meeting notices for the Ajo Unified School District Governing Board outside the district office 24 hours before the start of each meeting. We will also post public meeting notices on this page for your convenience.

We invite you to attend our monthly board meetings at 6:00 p.m. in the board room. For more information, please call 520-387-5618.

Please view our board meeting dates below, and don’t hesitate to contact us with questions. Meeting dates are subject to change or rescheduled with the board president and superintendent’s approval.

January 16 & 17
February 5 & 7
March 4 & 6
April 8 & 10
May 6 & 8
June 3, 5 & 24
July 8 & 10
August 5 & 7
September 9 & 11
October 7 & 9
November 4 & 6
December 9 & 11

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