No. 2 CA-CIV 3361.

125 Ariz. 312 (1980)

609 P.2d 582

Frances GORDON, Petitioner/Appellee, v. SANTA CRUZ VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 35; and the Board of Education of Santa Cruz Valley School District No. 35, real parties in interest, Respondents/Appellants.

Court of Appeals of Arizona, Division 2.

Rehearing Denied March 12, 1980.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Gaynes & Rockafellow, P.C. by Leighton H. Rockafellow, Tucson, for petitioner/appellee.

Richard N. Groves, Santa Cruz County Atty. by William Rothstein, Deputy County Atty., Nogales, for respondents/appellants.


HOWARD, Judge.

This is an appeal from an order in a special action. The trial court found that Mrs. Gordon's teaching contract was automatically renewed pursuant to A.R.S. Sec. 15-252 because the school board failed to follow the provisions of the Teacher Tenure Act, A.R.S. Sec. 15-251, et seq., in dismissing her.

The board contends that since the procedural errors were either harmless technicalities or caused by Mrs. Gordon the trial court...

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