Arizona Alliance of Black

School Educators


Zel Fowler is an elementary school teacher who specializes in teaching gifted and talented students.  Ms. Fowler has taught for ten years in an urban school district, and is recognized for her unique and engaging teaching style that creates partnerships and enhances student achievement. Ms. Fowler holds reading and gifted endorsement. Her extended professional development includes the completion of Phoenix Country Day School’s Alliance for Teachers Excellence with and ASU’s MSP Science and Literacy with programs. Ms. Fowler is currently pursuing an Educational Doctorate Degree in Educational Leadership from the University of Phoenix. Ms. Fowler holds a Master of Arts in Elementary Education degree from University of Phoenix, a Gifted and Reading endorsement, and BA in Integrative Studies from Arizona State University.

Ms Fowler has provided students with  numerous opportunities through partnering programs that she has developed and facilitated such as Youth Court, track and field, Community Connections, and FIT Science. She also revitalized the Arizona Alliance of Black School Educators, a non-profit organization, in which she serves as the President and CEO. Ms. Fowler also founded the STEAM Enrichment Program at Grand Canyon University in which she collaborates with engineers and other professionals to service students in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and the Arts. Ms. Fowler established gifted programs, and directs an annual production of the landmark case Brown v. Board of Education. Ms. Fowler is dedicated to educating and servicing students with a focus on eliminating academic achievement gaps through culturally responsive teaching.