• iREAD:
    iPads for Reading Engagement, Achievement, and Development

    Apple Distinguished Program Signature


    Recognized by Apple as a distinguished program for innovation, leadership, and educational excellence.
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    Students on iPads
    Mobile Learning @ FUSD
    Flagstaff Unified School District has been at the forefront of mobile learning since the initial launch of iPads in the Spring of 2010. 
    After starting with administrators and a single 5th-grade "mini grant" pilot project, we moved on to a dozen more K-12 pilot projects before using taxpayer-approved dollars to launch the iREAD Initiative. iREAD, in turn, has garnered international attention at conferences and recognition from Apple for "innovation, leadership, and educational excellence."
    During the 2013-14 school year, we continued to grow our mobile learning initiative, again using taxpayer-approved funds to deploy iPad carts at elementary grade levels and select core-subject departments at the middle-school and high-school level. In 2014-15, we included more secondary departments so that every core-subject team now has two iPad carts of 30 to 35 devices available for student-centered instructional use. If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, please don't hesitate to get in touch. 
    Project Contacts 

    Mary Knight
    Director of Technology   

    Heather Zeigler
    Digital Literacy Specialist

    Heather Breedlove
    Technology Integration Coordinator


    Apple Distinguished Program
    Apple Distinguished Programs are K-20 academic implementations within one school, across a district, or in a higher-education academic program that provides one-to-one access to Apple notebook computers and/or mobile devices to all students, faculty, and administrators. They demonstrate an innovative and compelling learning environment that engages students and provides tangible evidence of academic accomplishment.