Teacher Resources


Russell (Rusty) Tyndall is Yuma ABEC Director of Strategic Partnerships. For any questions regarding the Yuma ABEC Project, please contact Rusty at

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Resources Found on this page:

Teacher Professional Development

Cost Share Contribution Form Template

ABEC Career Exploration Curriculum

MyFutureAz User guides


Please join Rusty each Monday afternoon from 2:30-3:30pm for an open Zoom session where you can ask questions about curriculum, resources, or just connect with educators in the Yuma ABEC Project. Staff from the Center for the Future of Arizona is also part of these sessions to answer your questions. Yuma ABEC teachers check your emails for the link. 

Slide decks and Video Recordings from the February 17 professional development for MyFutureAz and the 8th grade ECAP session: 

Slide deck from the September 14th professional development for the Crane School District training on My Future Az and the 8th grade ECAP   session: 9.14 Crane ESD My Future AZ and ECAP.pptx 

Centennial Middle School – Video on STEAM and Yuma ABEC Modules-






Agriculture Curriculum:

Automotive Curriculum: In the DRIVE Automotive Curriculum, students explore careers in the automotive industry from dealerships to manufacturers and maintenance. Throughout the curriculum, students work on an RC Care Project that includes customizing and racing their RC Car. Use this document to access the teacher materials and lesson plans.

Construction Curriculum: In the Construction Curriculum, students explore careers in the construction industry while working on a construction project with an industry partner. Students are exposed to careers at each stage of the building process including general contracting and engineering. Use this document to access the teacher materials and lesson plans.

Culinary Curriculum: In the Culinary & Hospitality Curriculum, students earn a Food Handler Certification and explore careers in the food and entertainment industries. Students learn basic skills in cooking and baking and wrap up the unit by planning and hosting an event. Use this document to access the teacher materials and lesson plans.
Teacher Feedback Survey: The ABEC Curriculum is regularly maintained. Please provide feedback about any lessons, activities, or resources to help us ensure high-quality materials are available to all partner teachers. Provide feedback via this google form:


The Possible Futures Career Exploration Curriculum includes six units: Skills for Success, Lenses on the Future, Engineering & Design, Health Sciences Information Technology, and Cybersecurity.

The curriculum on the AZ CTE Curriculum Consortium Hub:

Need an account or training? Contact Maya Watts at or 602-819-4050.


MyFutureAz is the Arizona Department of Education’s career exploration and ECAP tool.  My Future AZ ( 

MyFutureAZ User guides:





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MyFutureAz User Guides:

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Middle School Get Started Guide (Implementation Plan for Middle School ECAPs):

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ABEC Yuma County Locations

Centennial Middle School

2650 W 20th St, Yuma, AZ 85364

(928) 373-3300

Crane Middle School

4450 W 32nd St, Yuma, AZ 85364

(928) 373-3200

Castle Dome Middle School

2353 Otondo Dr, Yuma, AZ 85365

(928) 502-7300

Fourth Avenue Jr. High School

450 S 4th Ave, Yuma, AZ 85364

(928) 502-7000

Gila Vista Jr. High School

2245 S Arizona Ave, Yuma, AZ 85365

(928) 502-7100

Gowan Science Academy

1020 S Avenue C, Yuma, AZ 85364

(928) 539-1200

Ron Watson Middle School

9851 E 28th St, Yuma, AZ 85365

(928) 502-7400

R Pete Woodard Junior High School

2250 S 8th Ave, Yuma, AZ 85364

(928) 502-7200

San Luis Middle School

1135 Main St, San Luis, AZ 85349

(928) 627-6920

Southwest Junior High School

963 8th Ave, San Luis, AZ 85349

(928) 627-6580