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.
How will you celebrate Earth Day 2021? April 10, 2021 Earth Day 2021 will be celebrated from April 18 – April 22 this year (check individual links for exact dates). Some people are celebrating all month long!  The theme this year is Restore the Earth.  There are many events and activities planned both online and in person.  We hope the following ...Read More
ASTA Opens Nominations for Science Teacher of the Year April 8, 2021 During the ASTA Annual Conference on November 4th & 5th,  2021,   ASTA will recognize outstanding science teachers.  Now is the time to nominate a colleague or yourself for this award.    Read More
Now Accepting Proposals for the ASTA Conference April 8, 2021 Teaching Science in an Evolving Climate ASTA’s Annual Conference You have learned a lot this year.  Share it with others!  Submit a proposal to present live or virtual at the ASTA Annual Conference on November 4th & 5th.  Proposals are currently being accepted.  Click here for mo...Read More
ASTA Offering FREE Webinars in April April 8, 2021 Build scientific understanding with free PBS LearningMedia resources! ASTA is delighted to partner with AZ Public Media on Monday, April 12th. This free webinar will focus on their free science resources that you can use in your classroom. Date/Time:  Monday, April 12th, 4:00 – 5:15 PM Co...Read More
ASU Modeling Instruction in CHEMISTRY II: LIVE ONLINE. June 7th to 25th, 2021 CHM594 April 7, 2021 ASU will offer Modeling Instruction in CHEMISTRY II: LIVE ONLINE (via Zoom) The course is for chemistry teachers in high school and community college. Modeling Instruction in Chemistry II  (CHM 594 iCourse. 3 ASU graduate credits optional):   June 7 to 25, 2021   Zoom meetings: MTWTh 8:30 am ...Read More