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Alicia Williams


Since joining the Arizona State Board of Education staff in July 2016, Williams has served as the Deputy Director of Policy and Initiatives and, since November 2017, as Executive Director. She brings to the Arizona State Board of Education experience in public K-12 education, having served as a teacher and administrator in Title I schools in Ohio and Arizona since 2008. Alicia has a master’s degree in educational leadership from Grand Canyon University and a history degree from the University of Mount Union.


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NCSBEE Voice: Arts

By Alicia Williams and John-Paul Hayworth

All too often, arts programs are the first on the chopping block when schools struggle financially. Some states, however, are requiring schools to provide arts-related information on their statewide school report card.