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PESI Volunteers Help at SPACEFEST XI (7/19/2021) 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 (7/19/2021) 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! (6/26/2021) 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 (6/26/2021) 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
Apply for $2000 scholarship for PD to add a STEM subject certification; or to qualify to teach dual enrollment (5/25/2021) 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 (5/23/2021) 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 (5/19/2021) 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 (5/18/2021) 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 (5/16/2021) 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
Summer Professional Learning Opportunities with ASTA (5/4/2021) The following ASTA programs support PreK-post-secondary educators in their understanding and implementation of the 2018 AZ Science Standards.      Virtual Academy In June, ASTA will be providing 22 DAYS of virtual professional learning through webinars and workshops focused on the AZ Scie...Read More