Taddei named Community Champion
Anthony Taddei, Dysart Schools Federal Projects Specialist, was selected to receive the Friends of FosterEd Community Champion Award. This award recognizes, promotes, and celebrates professionals who advance the academic and social success of students experiencing foster care in Arizona’s education and child welfare systems.
The award was presented at the Virtual Student Success Awards and Recognition Ceremony. Anthony was nominated by Sandra Preciado from the Friends of FosterEd and was recognized for his belief in the power of empathy and collaboration.
“Anthony has continuously shown up to provide support for students in foster care with an empathic lens,” shared Preciado. “His actions prove he values strong collaboration among the various systems students are engaged with.”
Friends of FosterEd is committed to creating a reality where all system-involved youth graduate from high school with the widest array of possibilities for their future. They initiate and facilitate multiple state and regional collective impact campaigns, partnering with teams of state and local leaders, students, and families to build measured progress toward a shared vision for improving the educational conditions and opportunities for young people.