Arizona Alliance of Black

School Educators

Mary Lou Chavez is currently serving as an Assistant Director of Special Services for the Cartwright School District.  She has a strong passion for helping students go beyond their potential. She has over 26 years experience in education serving as an Instructional Specialist for the Parker Unified School District and as a Principal in the Alhambra and Isaac School District. She was also a Program Administrator for the Rodel Charitable Foundation of Arizona for 4 years traveling throughout the state to help schools increase math student achievement. Mary Lou also taught for 13 years in grades Kindergarten, First and Fifth grades. She has also served on the Southwest Regional Council for First Things First, President's Circle for Glendale Community College, board for Expect More Arizona, and on the executive board for Mujer.