School Superintendent

The 2017 Cochise County SMILE conference will be held on Jan. 27, 2017, at the Buena High School campus in Sierra Vista.  This county wide professional development day promises “Stimulating, Motivating, Innovative, Learning for Educators”.  

The cost for attending is $35.00 for the day, which includes a continental breakfast and box lunch.

The Conference Overview:

7:30-8:30  Registration, Continental Breakfast

8:30-8:45  National Anthem, Welcome

8:45-9:45  Tim Brown, Solution Tree-Keynote Speaker

9:45-10:00  Transition/Break

10:00-12:00  AM Sessions/Workshops

12:00-1:00  Lunch

1:00-3:00  PM Sessions/Workshops

Sessions/Workshops are self-select at the conference.   Attendees may attend the General Conference sessions, or the Math PLC Conference Sessions, or both.

SMILE General Conference “Day at a Glance”

Math PLC Conference “Day at a Glance” Schedule


PLEASE NOTE:  If your district is paying for your attendance, via Purchase Order, please do not register individually.  Please check with your district office to confirm your registration.


For questions regarding conference content or logistics, please contact Karen Enriquez at (520) 432-8952 or


Within the scope of the Arizona Revised Statutes and in collaboration with state and local agencies, the Cochise County School Superintendent’s office provides guidance, advocacy, programs, and services which support Cochise County Schools.

Our responsibilities include:

  • Preparing payroll and expense checks for twenty-one districts

  • Coordinating special events like the County Spelling Bee and the Education Exhibit at the County Fair

  • Providing professional development for teachers and other school personnel

  • Overseeing school governing board elections and appointments, bond and override elections

  • Filing Homeschool affidavits and teacher certificates

  • Maintaining a Homeschool library

  • Overseeing the jail education program for juveniles


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