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  • To continue with the Health and Safety Guidelines from the CDC and from Governor Doug Ducey, the District Office will be open limited hours begining May 18, 2020.

    Office hours will be from 10:00am - 2:00pm

    If you need an appointment before or after these hours, please email Renee Davis at

    You may also call (928) 348-7000 and listen to the options to select what department you need to get a hold of. Please leave a message on the voicemail and someone will return your call as soon as possible. 

    Thank you for your support.

    SUSD Administration



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  • Mr. AJ Taylor Named Superintendent for Safford Schools 

    Superintendent, Mr. AJ Taylor



    On Tuesday, January 21, 2020 the School Board announced their decision that AJ Taylor would be the new Superintendent of Safford Schools beginning 2020-2021 school year.

    AJ has worked for SUSD for 26 years. He started in 1993 as a teacher at Lafe Nelson School. In 2005 he became the Principal of LNS. Then in 2017 he moved over to the District Office when he became the Director of Instructional Services.

    We are excited for him as he begins this new adventure as Superintendent of Safford Unified School District.




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  • Mr. Kent Baldwin Director of Instructional Services for SUSD


    Mr. Kent Baldwin
     At the Board Meeting on Thursday, February 13, 2020, Kent Baldwin was approved as the new Director Of Instructional Services for Safford Schools begining the 2020-2021 school year. Here are some fun facts about Kent:
    • Kent has 26 years experience in education and K-12 school administration experience within that tenure.  
    • His administrative experience includes 4 years at the K-8 level and 3 at the high school level.  
    • Kent has been involved in curriculum selection and adoption as a site administrator, and his teaching experience includes elementary as well as middle school experience.  
    • He believes in an open door policy as he serves SUSD and is excited and looks forward to working with SUSD staff in this new role.
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Consider Teaching for SUSD!

  • Safford Unified School District provides the following for teachers new to the district:

    • Recruitment Stipend
    • Mentor Teacher for a Full Year
    • Induction Program
    • Competitive Salary
    • Teacher Incentive Program
    • Medical Benefits
    • 301 Pay-for-Performance
    • Collaborative Colleagues 

    Please consider making SUSD your professional home. Click HERE to apply online.

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