Model School Safety Program Sites Award

AZ Dept of EducationThe Arizona Department of Education and the Arizona Foundation for Legal Services & Education are honoring 4 Model School Safety Program Sites for the 2005-2006 school year. To be recognized as a "Model Site", outstanding School Safety Officers and School Safety Program Sites are evaluated in the following areas: Law-Related Education; Administrative Support; Officer Involvement in Program; Agency Support; Agency/Administration/Officer Collaboration; Officer Compliance; and School Safety Resource. Each area is scored on a scale of 1 to 4 with 4 being the highest a site can achieve. To qualify as a Model Site, each area must receive a 3.5 or higher.

Nominations are due March 1st and are to include the individual's name; firm if applicable; address & other contact information; the award for which they are being nominated and contact information of the nominators; a summary of their characteristics, experiences, and service that qualifies them for the award; and support letters from others may be included. The nomination packets should be sent to The Arizona Foundation for Legal Services & Education, ATTN: Kevin S. Ruegg, 4201 N. 24th Street, Suite 210, Phoenix, AZ 85016 or fax to 602-271-4930.

Awarded to

Benson High School
Benson, AZ

Sepp Sprietsma, Juvenile Probation Officer
Gary Douglas, School Resource Officer
Denise Caraballo, Supervisor (Cochise County Juvenile Court)
Bryan Bullington, School Administrator

Awarded to

Challenger Middle School
Tucson, AZ

Melissa Larson, Juvenile Probation Officer
Teri Franco, Supervisor (Pima County Juvenile Court)
Wil Arias & Jud Jones, School Administrators

Awarded to

Desert Sands Middle School
Phoenix, AZ

Greg Fuller, Juvenile Probation Officer
John Halverson, Teacher
Anthony Robles, Supervisor (Maricopa County Juvenile Court)
Jim Paczosa, School Administrator

Awarded to

Jerome-Clarkdale Elementary School
Clarkdale, AZ

Robert Church, School Resource Officer
Jeff Scroggins, Teacher
Chief Pat Haynie (Clarkdale Police Department)
Kathleen Fleenor, School Administrator