Arlynn Godinez grew up in rural Arizona and received her bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Arizona State University. During her time teaching in Yuma, AZ, she discovered her passion for working with second language learners and earned a master’s degree in Multicultural and Bilingual Education from Northern Arizona University. Arlynn moved back home to Superior spent 18 years as a classroom teacher and as an adjunct faculty member with NAU teaching both undergrad and graduate-level courses in the college of education.
After leaving the classroom, Arlynn began working at the district level as a curriculum director, creating and evaluating both curriculum and instruction. Then transitioned to the County level, building curriculum and providing professional development to teachers and administrators from around the state. While working for the County, Arlynn was also part of a program that connected business and industry with schools to support Project Based Learning activities and fostering entrepreneurship.
Arlynn is very active in her community and sits on several local committees and boards helping to support the town and its small businesses. She is an avid runner and when not out exploring the beautiful landscapes in and around Superior she is spending time with her 3 children and 2 adorable grandsons.