Home of the Eagles

Hello, and welcome to the Gilbert North Elementary campus of American Leadership Academy.  We are proud to offer an exceptional educational experience to students in the Gilbert area. 

Parents' Corner

See what's happening at American Leadership Academy, Gilbert North K-6 by visiting our online calendar! Alongside half days and holidays, we'll share details about meet the teacher night, fine arts events, sports, and more.

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School calendar

We're still accepting applications for Gilbert North K-6 & re-enrollment is still open! Make sure to enroll your student before the first day of school. Application details, forms, and instructions are listed on this page.

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Application & re-enrollment

Are you searching for school-specific information? Traffic plan details? The K-6 student/parent handbook? Find everything you need in GIlbert North K-6's parent resources tab.

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Parent resources

School uniforms and guideline information is now online! Find all the details for American Leadership Academy, Gilbert North K-6's on our "Uniforms" page. Any updates or changes to our uniform policies can be found here.

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Uniform policies & online store

School Leaders

Brenda Plowman

Brenda Plowman, Director

Mrs. Plowman is the Director of the ALA-Gilbert North K-6 campus. She has worked with children and families throughout her entire career and brings her broad educational background to lead ALA-GNE. She holds a bachelor's degree in Speech and Language Pathology from Brigham Young University and has provided speech and language services to children in both the public school and private settings in the US and in Asia.  She taught high school seminary for four years, leading the adaptive needs class. 

She also brings entrepreneurial and business expertise, having created and managed several successful businesses.

A third-generation Phoenician, she grew up in Central Phoenix.  GIlbert has been her home since 2001.  She has also lived in Shanghai, China.

Her first love is her family. She and her husband, Bob, have 4 children: Sarah, who was in the first graduating class at ALA-GNHS, Carter, Joseph and William, who all are ALA Eagles. In addition to her background in education and business, she is an accomplished baker and finds joy in event planning.


Sheree Majkowicz, Gilbert North K-6 Parent

"My daughter attends ALA and we love this school. Teachers are amazing and everyone is so friendly-- I’ve noticed a difference in her and wanting to learn." Read More.

The ALA Life

Building Leaders

American Leadership Academy, Gilbert North K-6 is dedicated to raising your children to be leaders - not just teaching them to be smart.  Learn about our R.A.I.S.E values and schedule a tour of our campus, today!