UNDEFEATED and featured on Friday Night Fever! Congrats on the big win, QCHS! Watch the segment on 12 News & player interviews.
A huge thanks to everyone, and a great appreciation to the first responders, who attended Gilbert North 7-12's annual event.
Staff and volunteers at American Leadership Academy are truly "excellent"! Learn about the Charter School Support Staff of the Year and Charter School Volunteer of the Year awards.
Listen to Mr. Rowan, Queen Creek Junior High history teacher, share his story from September 11, 2001. The tragic events Mr. Rowan experienced as an NYC police officer inspired him to write the children's book "Jake the Bombed Out Bomb Dog."
Our tuition-free public charter schools provide unique opportunities for East Valley families. Watch "Let Charter Schools Teach" and learn more about our campus online.
Miss Disney is delighted to serve as the Director for ALA - Ironwood. She joined ALA-San Tan in 2013 as a classroom teacher and joined IWE’s team when it opened. She received her Bachelor's’ in K-8 Elementary Education from Montana State University and completed her Masters’ Degree in Educational Leadership from Northern Arizona University.
Nikole comes from a small ranch in Montana and has lived in Arizona for the last 8 years. Coming from the classroom as an award-winning teacher and now as a Director, Miss Disney looks forward to having her campus reach their fullest potential and continue to motivate others to “Learn, Lead, and Change the World.”
Mrs. Morgan Lewis is the Assistant Director at the Ironwood Elementary Campus for American Leadership Academy. Prior to joining the Ironwood K-6 staff, Mrs. Lewis was at ALA, Anthem South K-6 were she supported teachers as an Instructional Coach and worked as the Title I Specialist. Mrs. Lewis started her journey in the field of education when she graduated from Northern Arizona University with a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education in 2008. After graduating she entered the public education school system where she taught second and third grade until joining ALA in 2013. In 2016 she obtained a Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction with an endorsement in reading.
Morgan’s passion is education and she is is proud to be part of the ALA family. She will continue to support ALA and lead IWE in its mission to “provide the best educational experience to as many students as possible in a moral wholesome environment”.
Sydney Feng, District Spelling Bee
We are so proud of Sydney Feng for winning the District Spelling Bee. Great job Sydney!
Aubrey Drexler, Scholastic Summer Reading Champion
We are so proud of Aubrey for reading the most minutes on campus with our Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge.
Hudson G., Matthew W. & Tiger T., District Battle of the Books Winners
Congratulations for representing our school at the District Battle of the Books Championships!
At American Leadership Academy, we don't just teach our students to be smart, we R.A.I.S.E them to be leaders. Learn more about Ironwood K-6's R.A.I.S.E values and our community leadership.