Human Resources

Welcome to


Avondale Elementary School District is a fast-growing, progressive K-8 district located 15 miles west of downtown Phoenix. Our schools serve the students of Avondale and Goodyear, two developing communities of the west valley along the I-10 corridor. We have about 5,800 students in nine schools. We have a committed professional staff actively engaged in a range of programs to release the potential in our students.

We invite you to JOIN the Avondale team as we:

Support learning through. . .

  • Attracting and retaining the most qualified, passionate and committed educators
  • A comprehensive and challenging academic curriculum
  • On-going assessments to better meet each of our student needs
  • After School Tutoring Programs

Make a difference through. . .

  • Summer school and intersession programs
  • The support of school counselors on every campus
Release the potential through. . .
  • After school athletic programs
  • Instrumental band program on each campus
  • Early release professional development on a weekly basis
Provide competitive Benefits options. . .
  • Major medical insurance
  • Life insurance equal to base salary
  • AZ State Retirement
  • Social Security
  • Leave days
  • Performance pay
  • An array of stipends such as, but not limited to:
    • ESL, Bilingual, Special Education, Master Teacher, Mentor Teacher, etc. 

For specific inquiries, please contact Human Resources at:  623-772-5000

Mailing address:
      295 W. Western Ave., Avondale, AZ 85323

Fax #: (623) 772-5001

Human Resources Staff:

Laura Elizondo
Email: lelizon@avondale.k12.az.us
Phone: (623)772-5008

Samantha Colombo (Benefits Specialist)
Email: scolomb@avondale.k12.az.us
Phone: (623) 772-5010

Anna Rios (Certified Special
Email: arios@avondale.k12.az.us
Phone: (623) 772-5033

Dulce Martinez  (Classified Specialist)
Email: dmartin@avondale.k12.az.us
Phone: (623) 772-5035