PESI Tucson             

Welcome to Partners for Equitable Science Instruction (PESI) Tucson,  home to Tucson’s  most passionate science enthusiasts!  We are a nonprofit 501(c) organization committed to supporting effective and equitable science instruction for teachers and students in Tucson area schools.  We provide science news and information, support science education and opportunities, and offer science professional development and volunteer support for Tucson area classroom teachers.

Partners for Equitable Science Instruction provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

  We are looking for science enthusiasts

to join the PESI group! 

 Membership is FREE and EASY!  Simply send us an email to let us know you are interested, and we will add you to the PESI Membership list.  Everyone is welcome, including science buffs, local teachers, administrators and retirees.

Your membership includes opportunities for . . .

  • Active participation in the PESI Organization, meetings and committees

  • Invitations to PESI Science Workshops and PESI grant opportunities

  • PESI Website resources, news and information related to science

  • Quarterly PESI Newsletters emailed directly to your inbox

  • Volunteer opportunities working with local teachers & schools

  • Invitations to participate in fundraising events for PESI

    You are welcome to participate in a way that best suits your needs.

Click here to become a PESI Member 

Join us as we work together to help keep science education

a priority in our Tucson area schools.

For more information,  CONTACT  PESI !

Please take a minute to check out our website! 

Click on  ABOUT  and  PHOTOS to see what PESI has been up to.
Apply for $2000 scholarship for PD to add a STEM subject certification; or to qualify to teach dual enrollment May 25, 2021 Scholarships are available for Arizona Certified teachers to attend professional development (PD) to add a STEM subject certification; or to qualify to teach dual enrollment   Certified AZ teachers can  apply NOW for a $2,000 professional development (PD) scholarship. Teachers have three years ...Read More
PESI Scholarships for Summer Professional Learning May 23, 2021 PESI Scholarships for Summer Professional Learning  Plan for summer professional learning now!  Scholarship funds are available for PESI Members   to support participation in Summer Science PD events!      *One application per member, up to $160 to be awarded on a first come first served b...Read More
Congratulations to Several of Our PESI Members May 19, 2021 Congratulations to Jaime Camero!  Jaime was recently selected as a National STEM Scholar by Western Kentucky University’s Center for Gifted Studies.  Jaime’s STEM project will get funded, she will be provided with ongoing professional development, and she will have the opportunity to pres...Read More
Registration OPEN for #STEMAZing Institute 2021 May 18, 2021 Registration OPEN for #STEMAZingInstitute 2021 – powered by Tucson Electric Power! Southern AZ teachers, don’t miss this exceptional PD opportunity. 3-day strands on @MeetEdison robots, offline coding for young children, school gardens, and social insect sciencing!  Everything you nee...Read More
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED TOMORROW MONDAY, MAY 17, 2021 May 16, 2021 PESI volunteers are needed TOMORROW      MONDAY, MAY 17, 2021 starting at 9 AM to help prepare materials for      TUSD teacher summer professional development. Any amount of time you can give will be helpful. TUSD Science Resource Center2025 E Winsett StTucson, AZ 85719Email pesitucson@gmai...Read More