Christian Leadership Director
Mr. Ben Priebe has accepted our call to serve in a new position at ALA, Christian Leadership Director.
Praise God for this great news! His position will be charged with organizing an intentional and effective approach to factors that affect overall school culture: spiritual counseling, discipleship, leadership, and worship, to name a few. Mr. Priebe will finish the school year at Fox Valley Lutheran High School in Appleton, Wisconsin, and move his family to Phoenix this summer.
Social Studies Instructor Called
Social Studies Teacher
The ALA Board of Directors has called Ms. Melanie Laete to be a social studies instructor and coach starting next year. She currently teaches at Divine Savior Academy (DSA) in Doral, Florida. Please keep her in your prayers as she considers this call.
Miss Kate Kogler has announced that she will be leaving her position at ALA at the close of the school year to pursue other career options. Her work has been appreciated. The Board of Directors intends to issue a call for her replacement in March.
English Call Accepted
Mr. Benjamin Wells has accepted our call to head our English department, teach English classes, and do some coaching. We look forward to welcoming him to Arizona and ALA this summer. God has surely blessed us with English teachers for next year!
Call for New Position
At its last meeting, the ALA Board of Directors voted to call to fill a new position on campus: Christian Leadership Director. This position is intended to focus on working with students and faculty to build school culture, develop leadership, oversee worship, offer spiritual counseling, recruit for ministry, promote discipleship, and work in harmony with Federation congregations. The calling process for this position has begun.
Mrs. Samantha List
Mrs. Samantha List has accepted our call to teach English. She will join the ALA faculty this summer. Welcome, Mrs. List!
Art Call Accepted
Mrs. Stephnie Marquez has accepted our part-time call to teach art next school year. God is good!
Mrs. Joan Tierney
Mrs. Tierney has announced that she will retire from teaching at the end of the 2019-2020 school year. She teaches ALA's junior and senior English classes. Mrs. T has taught at ALA since 1993 and in the past has also served as ALA's track coach and drama director.
Mr. Scott Hill
Mr. Hill has announced that at the end of the school year he will resign his teaching position to pursue his business full-time. He has served at ALA since 2009. He teaches English in grades 9 & 10 and is the head coach for baseball and girls basketball.