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Favorite quote:
"Courage does not always roar... sometimes it is the quiet voice at the end of the day, saying, 'I will try again tomorrow."
Assignment: Parent Community Services Manager for the Tempe Union High School District
Started at MdN: Started at MdN as a receptionist in 1999; from 2001-2004 managed the 21st Century Community Learning Center Grant; from 2004 to the present serve as the Parent Community Services Manager
Extra professional responsibilities: Member of the Instructional Leadership Council
Professional memberships: Member of the TUHS Education Foundation; Kappa Delta Pi; Gamma Beta Phi; Phi Kappa Pi
Degrees: A.A.; B.S. in Education; M.Ed. in Early Childhood
Universities/Colleges: North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC), Mason City, Iowa; Mankato State University, Mankato, Minnesota; Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona
Teaching experiences: Taught kindergarten for 19 years - nine years at a public school in Waseca, Minnesota and 10 years at a private school in Tempe, Arizona
Born in: Mason City, Iowa
Family Information: Married to Ron Cosner; two children who graduated from MdN - Daniel and Jillian Miller; numerous grandchildren and two dogs
Other: Hobbies consist of cooking, baking and spending time with the grandchildren.
Marcos de Niza Statistics

*School Accreditation: AdvancED / NCA
*NCLB Highly Qualified Teachers: 100%
*Enrollment: 1763
*Gifted Students: 85
*College Bound Graduates: 94%
*1 National Merit
*12 AP Courses & Exams
*18 Honors Classes
*25 Dual Enrollment courses through Rio Salado Community College
*AA & AGEC-A Degrees
*Competitive Athletics
*Stellar Fine Arts & Elective Programs
*Academic Decathlon Program
*Arizona State University WP Carey School of Business Partnership
*We the People Program



Important Contacts

Main Office: 480-838-3200
Attendance: 480-730-7659
Activities Office: 480-730-7656
Athletics Office: 480-730-7655
Guidance Office: 480-730-7630
School Nurse: 480-730-7645
Bookstore: 480-730-7640
SPED Department: 480-730-7636

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Marcos de Niza High School ● 6000 S. Lakeshore Dr. ● Tempe, AZ 85283 ● (480) 838-3200