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City Center for Collaborative Learning Professional Learning 2022-23 Offerings

Edcamp Tucson (November 11, 2022 8:30-12:30) is a free event that brings together educators and education advocates once a semester to share ideas, expertise, enthusiasm, and innovations. Edcamp is a participant-driven, unconference model. Those in attendance create the agenda for the day during the opening of the event, allowing for a dynamic learning environment responsive to real-time needs, interest, and collaborations.

You and your team can learn more and register for free here.

To get a sense of the Edcamp experience, we invite you to:

  • Visit our photo albums on Facebook of the Feb. 2016Sept. 2016Feb. 2017Sept. 2017, and Feb. 2018 events
  • Read JoAnn Groh’s article published by the School Reform Initiative
  • Also on Twitter, check out hashtag #edcamptucson to glimpse participant experiences
  • Learn more about the international movement at

Pennington Street Showcase (November 10 and April 6 5:00-7:00 p.m.) Our public celebration of student work and learning from our three schools. Students, parents, community members, educators and experts are all welcome to attend. As a member of the ShareYourLearning Community, we believe that making learning visible not only validates teacher work and student performance, but also advances community dialogue around the purpose and promise of schools.

The Spring Symposium (Feb. 24, 2023 9:00-3:00) is an event where teachers are invited to come together, share their experiences, and learn in community around project-based learning and personalized competency based learning.  

PBL for Social and Environmental Justice June 5-6 9:00-3:00 In this two day workshop we will explore how to design a purposed-based unit addressing issues of justice existing in the community.

The PLC Summer Institute June 13-16 is an immersive, hands-on professional development experience for teachers and teacher leaders. This week-long training (8:30 am – 3:30 pm each day) gives participants the skills, tools, and experiences needed to launch and facilitate powerful professional learning communities (PLCs) in their schools and districts. Participants develop the habits and skills to facilitate and coach a professional learning community based on the SRI critical friendship model. The SRI critical friendship model for professional learning communities can lead to transformational growth for the adult participants and have a profound impact on student learning and school culture.

CITY Center Schools and Programs

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Student Sharing Work at Pennington Street Showcase

Learn About the School Reform Initiative