Ken Hicks joins the Valley Schools Board

Ken Hicks joins Valley Schools Board of Directors

Ken Hicks is the Assistant Superintendent for Business Services for the Dysart Unified School District. Prior to that, he was the Chief Financial Officer for Peoria Unified School District (PUSD). Ken Hicks is a past President for the Arizona Association of School Business Officials (AASBO) where he also served on the Board of Directors as Treasurer. Ken is a member … Read More

Laura L. Felten to join Valley Schools as Chief Financial Officer

Valley Schools is excited to announce that Laura L. Felten, CPA will be joining the Valley Schools Management Group as Chief Financial Officer this coming April. The addition of Laura Felten to the Valley Schools Management Group brings a fresh voice and insight to our mission to provide tailored and innovative solutions with a primary focus on improving individual health … Read More

Local Non-Profit Wins Big for Teacher Health

Valley Schools team posing after receiving their award teacher health

Valley Schools, Arizona’s largest provider of insurance benefits and wellness services for school district employees in Arizona, was honored with a Platinum Healthy Arizona Worksite Award. This award is the highest award given for worksite wellness in Arizona. The Platinum Award recognizes businesses that make a strong impact to address health issues and improve equity among businesses in Arizona. The … Read More

Mike Barragan joins Board of Directors for Valley Schools

Mike Barragan has joined the Board of Directors for Valley Schools. Mike Barragan has extensive experience in school finance and is currently Assistant Superintendent for Finance and Auxiliary Services for the Glendale Elementary School District. Mr. Barragan has also served as Director of Finance for the Tolleson Union High School District, worked for the Arizona State Department of Education and … Read More