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Published: March 17, 2018

I’m proud to be a female candidate who’s leading the next generation of women. Our current “politics as usual” stance holds women back. Time’s up for career politicians who do not demonstrate respect and integrity for ALL candidates. Please read my recent article in Medium regarding supporting female candidates and women in office!



Special-ed Students Need Qualified Teachers

Arizona Daily Star 
Published: December 28, 2017

As a speech therapist, Kathy Hoffman has spent several years working with special-education students. This experience has led her to understand the various needs of this student population and how those needs can be best met by educators. Read more here about her thoughts regarding SB 1317, a law that has been implemented to remove the specific requirements for special education teachers.

She’s Running Episode 32 Interview With Kathy Hoffman

Published October 3, 2017

She's Running is a podcast featuring interviews with women who are running for office.

On this episode, Kathy Hoffman discusses the challenges that come with running a Statewide campaign, while also working as a full-time public school teacher. We hope you enjoy this candid conversation, as well as, come away with an understanding of the passion and dedication that goes into Kathy's fight for public education. Listen Here to episode 32


By Emily Jackson of She’s Running


8 race for state superintendent

Published Sep 20, 2017

At a joint school district governing boards meeting Wednesday, Sept. 13, superintendents and governing board members of the seven Verde Valley school districts round-table interviewed Kathy Hoffman and the seven other candidates for state superintendent of public instruction. Read More about what The Journal AZ is calling, the most contested race of the upcoming elections in November 2018


By Rebekah Wahlberg of The Journal AZ

I strongly believe that Arizona’s future starts in our schools
-Kathy Hoffman

Kathy Hoffman Initiates School Supply Drive to Support Hurricane Harvey Students

Sunday, September 24th, 2017

Arizona State Capitol Lawn
1700 W Washington 
Phoenix, AZ 85007 United States

Kathy Hoffman, Arizona candidate for Superintendent of Public Instruction, hosted a school supply drive for Houston Independent School District (HISD). Go to the Houston Independent School District’s Website to donate.


Kathy Hoffman: TUSD's bilingual programs need resources to succeed

Published Sep 19, 2017

I am so excited to share this op-ed article!

The English-only policy in our schools has been especially detrimental to our Spanish-speaking community for too long. I hope this makes a difference, to read the full Op-Ed Visit the Tucson Daily Star's Website.


By Kathy Hoffman Special to the Arizona Daily Star

Kathy Hoffman Visits the Rim Country

August 23, 2017

During Kathy's trip to Payson, she outlined her three priorities for Arizona: invest in our students, prioritize and fight for the inclusion of all students, and increase pay for our educators. Kathy represents true grassroots democracy. Visit AZ Blue 2020 for more information.


Candidate Coverage

by Peter Aleshire roundup editor

Published Aug 15, 2017

Payson Roundup

Kathy Hoffman Democratic candidate for Superintendent of Public Instruction


Independence Day Flagstaff Parade

July 14, 2017

Kathy marches in the Flagstaff Parade with the Coconino County Democratic Party

Kathy Hoffman is a Democratic candidate for Superintendent of Public Instruction. She is pictured here celebrating with Coconino County Democrats


Maricopa County Democratic Party Headquarters

June 22, 2017

Kathy stands united with the MCDP

Kathy hosts a successful fundraiser at the MCDP headquarters. She is fighting against the privatization of education for students in Arizona. Visit Maricopa County Democrats for more information.


Kathy Speaks with Progressive Voices of Arizona

May 19, 2017

Kathy Hoffman A Progressive Candidate And Educator

Hear Kathy Hoffman and Noah Karvelis on part 2 of this episode. Progressive Voices Viva Le Resistance Listen

Kathy Hoffman Kicked Off Campaign For Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction

May 6, 2017

Phoenix, Arizona: On Saturday May 6th, Kathy Hoffman launched her campaign for Superintendent of Public Instruction. In a public event hosted at Pita Jungle in downtown Phoenix last Saturday, Kathy and her supporters came together to celebrate the kick-off of the campaign. The event featured a speech from Kathy about her platform and family-friendly activities. Ms. Hoffman addressed the crowd on the importance of funding schools and increasing teacher pay to improve Arizona’s education. As Kathy expressed in a recent speech: “Our communities are stronger when we invest in our schools, not private prisons. We can create multiple pathways to graduation and improve career opportunities by expanding technical education courses such as construction, carpentry, and digital arts.”

Kathy Hoffman has dedicated her entire career to teaching and serving Arizona’s children. After graduating college, she taught preschool and then achieved her masters degree in Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences from the University of Arizona. For the past four years, Kathy has worked as a speech therapist in Arizona public schools and currently works in the Peoria Unified School District. In addition to her teaching experience, Ms. Hoffman has served in the community with organizations including the Autism Society and United Cerebral Palsy. Kathy is a community leader who consistently fights for students, teachers and schools. With her surging campaign bolstered by hundreds of local and statewide volunteers and the support of thousands who have signed petitions to get Kathy’s name on the ballot, this event was a fantastic opportunity to meet Kathy and help shape the future of Arizona’s schools. 

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