About ARM

Who We Are, What We Do

Our Mission Statement

To connect qualified professionals and upscale facilities with the needs of the local community.

We make your business Simple|Flexible|Easy|Profitable|Thrive

Academy Resource Management - ARM - was founded with the desire to provide charter school solutions for a changing and challenging job market. We free up your duties, empowering you to lead successful & innovative schools!

As the school budget gets tighter, ARM commits to relieving the burden by streamlining the rising costs of education. We are a local firm that costs less than a consultant or agency, provides for both project and long-term needs, and has an easy, pay and billing rate system. Academy Resource Management Group is completely service minded, customizing personnel packages and offering the most it can to its customers. We specialize in charter school management in Phoenix and West Valley areas: Buckeye, Goodyear, Surprise, Waddell, Tolleson, Avondale, Litchfield Park and Verrado.

Staffing | Management

The company consists of 3 divisions, targeting the following types of workers and needs within the charter school business.
Staffing / Human Resources: Certified Teachers, Teaching assistants, Coaches, Athletic trainers, Security, Administrative assistants, Groundskeepers / facilities, Maintenance staff;
Facilities Management: Fields, Gymnasiums, Theatres, Classrooms, Lecture halls, Dance halls
Event Management: Outdoor athletic competitions, Indoor athletic competitions, Concerts, Theatre/plays, Ceremonies, Security contracting
Why businesses may need ARM's services:
- Increases in work load
- Charter school growth into an area that in-house expertise cannot yet match
- Event & Facility management
- Pregnancy leave / sabbatical / sick days
- Future growth
- Starting up of new campus

ARM Services

We provide a variety of services to charter schools & to persons seeking employment within the charter school business
services

Recruitment

Become part of our team of fine charter school substitute teachers. We are seeking out top talent educators to join the ARM team. Do you have what it takes?

Retention

Whether you are seeking short term assignments or full time employment we can facilitate. Many ARM substitutes have been offered full time teaching assignments, While others enjoy the casual flexibility of substituting.

Education

We provide top notch work environments in quality Charter Schools. We provide high quality charter school service solutions and Top talent substitute teachers.

Facility Management

Providing full service facility management to maximize the potential of your schools facilities. Gymnasiums, lecture halls, classrooms, fields and outdoor spaces can generate revenue during off-school hours.

Event Management

ARM provides seamless event management. Whether you are hosting a small meeting or large conference, a sporting event or an entire tournament, we can provide you with all the services to make your event a success. Catering small or large groups, event staffing, supervision, technical support, music, set up / tear down, and security are just a few examples of what ARM can arrange for you. Call us today!

Nik Kostic & Stephane Crawford

ARM TEAM

Nik Kostic

With 30 years of people management experience in various capacities, Nik brings a diverse and complimentary set of life and work experiences to Academy Resource Management. He has travelled around the world and lived in Europe, Canada and Australia. Graduating with a university degree in Physical Education, Nik has worked as an educator, an entrepreneur, in law enforcement, real estate sales and marketing, property management and the construction industry.

Stephanie Crawford

Stephanie has a wide-ranging professional background that includes the restaurant, entertainment, catering, telecommunications and education industries. The common thread of expertise Stephanie brings from her experience is a knack for understanding the 'big picture' and creating organizational systems that facilitate a smart, efficient workflow. An organizational communication guru, a strong desire to collaborate on meaningful projects, and a natural leadership style are a few qualities that Stephanie infuses into the ARM foundation.

Our services are achieved through a team-work philosophy that is inspired through effective organizational skills, proactive efforts and maintaining a balance between professionalism and the ability to have fun!