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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.
PESI News
July 2021 PESI Newsletter Volume 2 Issue 3 August 10, 2021 It’s Back to School Time PESI Supporters! The July 2021 Volume 2 Issue 3 of the PESI Newsletter is now available! Read all about what PESI has done to support science education this summer. Read More
PESI Volunteers Help at SPACEFEST XI July 19, 2021 Several PESI volunteers had the pleasure of helping set up some of the exhibits for SPACEFEST XI.  The event was held at the Marriott Starr Pass Hotel, July 16- 18, 2021.  What a treat for Tucson area space enthusiasts! The artwork displays and memorabilia were absolutely incredible.  Several A...Read More
PESI Volunteers Keeping Busy at SRC July 19, 2021 PESI volunteers have been keeping busy this summer helping out at TUSD’s Science Resource Center (SRC).  Volunteers helped prep science kits and materials for the Summer 2021 Science Professional Development classes.   We have also been taking inventory and restocking materials for the new sci...Read More
PESI Summer 2021 Science PD Scholarship funds are still available! June 26, 2021 PESI Summer 2021 Science PD Scholarship funds are still available!  PESI Members can apply for up to *$160 to participate in Summer 2021 Science PD events.  Apply today! Send PESI your contact information and the class you plan to register for!   pesitucson.org/contact  *One application pe...Read More
Registration Closes June 30th for the Stability & Change Science Teacher Virtual (Synchronous) Symposium June 26, 2021 ASTA’s 4th annual symposium on crosscutting concepts will be occurring VIRTUALLY on July 12th & 13th! The Stability & Change Science Teacher Symposium is an educational professional development event for PreK-12+ Arizona teachers to increase their understanding of science concepts con...Read More