Monday, September 25, 2017

Learn About GED® Test Prep at Rio Salado

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It Literally Pays to Go to School!

Earning more is within reach-- with Rio Salado's GED® test prep program.

Get started now by calling 480-517-8110. For more details, visit

Friday, September 22, 2017

September New Titles at the Rio Salado Library

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Check out the latest additions to the Rio Salado Library for Septemeber, including the newly released PBS DVD, To Walk Invisible; a dramatic film chronicling the Brontë sisters extraordinary rise to literary fame in the male-dominated 19th-century world.



This list is updated throughout the month as new books arrive. To view the complete list
of new titles from previous months, please see the Library New Titles Archive.

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Successful Students Practice Life Balance!

Image of a group of students taking part in yoga.  In foreground is Splash in exercise gear.  Text: Life Balance

Life​ ​balance​ ​makes​ ​learning​ ​easier!
  • Sleep, eat and exercise
  • Enjoy​ ​extracurricular​ ​activities​ & hobbies
  • Call on your ​counseling​ ​department​​ ​for support

Insights into Rio Salado's Adjunct Faculty Team

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Rio Salado College is unique in many ways, especially as it relates to the role and impact of adjunct faculty. 

Over the last academic year, Rio Salado had 1,418 adjunct faculty members teaching a total of 10,410 sections of 1,071 different courses with a faculty turnover rate of less than 7 percent from the prior year. How do we do it?

Rio Salado Languages Faculty Chair Angela Felix shared some insights about Rio Salado’s adjunct faculty and how inclusion plays a key role in their success with the American Association of Community Colleges 21st Century Center team. Read now.
“Rio’s adjunct faculty are at the heart and soul of our instructional model," said Felix. "Ultimately, supporting the success of adjunct faculty supports the success of students, and that’s an outcome that benefits us all.”

Find the Super Teacher in You at Free Orientation

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Join Rio Salado's Teacher Education team for a free, Teacher-In-Residence orientation session-- so you can discover the super teacher in you!

Rio Salado’s Teacher-In-Residence program provides a convenient and cost-effective way for students and working professionals with a bachelor’s degree to transition into and launch a teaching career—with paid employment opportunities in the classroom— so students can apply what they learn and earn an income while they complete their certification coursework.

illustrated cartoon caption "Super Teacher"Are you ready to follow the callingTake part in one of these upcoming orientation sessions!

October 4, 2017
November 1, 2017
December 6, 2017

All in-person sessions will take place 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. at the Rio Salado Conference Center in Tempe: 2323 W. 14th St., Tempe, AZ 85281.


Virtual sessions will take place 5 - 6:30 p.m Via Skype. Instructions will be provided after registration has been completed.

Register Now:

Eager to learn more now? Call 480-517-8140.

Rio Salado Teacher Preparation Programs are approved by the Arizona State Board of Education and Rio Salado College is a regionally accredited post-secondary institution.