TREC, 2nd annual June Summit

May 22, 2023

Join our partners at TREC for their 2nd annual June Summit! The theme of the summit is “Educators Reflecting to Energize and Celebrate” with a focus on birth—12th grade educators and those who support them. Involved in the planning are the four cohorts of TREC...

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Congratulations to the Chhieu family!

May 17, 2023

“I went to school, attended high school. And not knowing a single word of English is pretty scary, you know? After I graduated the opportunity wasn’t there for me to go to school. So, I had to go to work and earn a living,” Carol Kay said. “As my kids got older I said ‘I’m going to go back to school.’ Something I’ve always wanted to do.”

This past weekend, University of Arizona College of Education Leadership and Learning Innovation...

Mother and 2 sons graduating on the same day

May 11, 2023

As hundreds of students prepare for graduation, this spring ceremony holds a special meaning for the Chhieu brothers. That's because their mom will be graduating as well! Carol Kay, a Leadership and Learning Innovation graduate, will be graduating with her two sons this weekend. Congratulations to all the graduates!

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Congratulations Martha Canipe!

May 1, 2023

Congratulations to Martha (Marti) Canipe, TLS graduate, on being named an NAU President’s Distinguished Teaching Fellow. This is a significant accomplishment and a well-deserved recognition of her dedication and excellence in science education. 

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Mobilizing Decolonial Praxis Conference

May 1, 2023

Greetings ITEP Teachers, Supporters, and Community!

We are excited to announce our upcoming Mobilizing Decolonial Praxis Conference on June 15 and 16, 2023.

This is an opportunity for our Indigenous educators, elders, and youth to come together and share our expertise in working with our Indigenous...

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Mount Lemmon Field Trip with Elementary Education Undergraduates

May 1, 2023

Last month, University of Arizona College of Education Teaching, Learning and Sociocultural Studies instructors and Cooper Center for Environmental...

Kathy Short Appointed As One Of The University of Arizona Newest Regents Professors

April 21, 2023

Please join us in congratulating University of Arizona College of Education Professor of Teaching, Learning and Sociocultural Studies and Director of ...

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Camp Cooper In The News!

April 19, 2023

Have you ever visited Cooper Center for Environmental Learning (Camp Cooper)? You have a chance this coming Saturday for Earth Day!


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Sarai Martinez Tijerina, 30 Under 30

March 9, 2023

Recently, University of Arizona College of Education Alum and Flowing Wells Unified School District teacher, Sarai Martinez Tijerina was recognized on the International Literacy Association’s 2023 30 Under 30 List.

“I know there are students who need...

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Worlds of Words Center Receives Large Donation of Art from Mary J. Wong

March 1, 2023

Mary J. Wong, renowned collector of art and signed, first-edition children’s picturebooks, donated sixteen original picturebook illustrations to the Worlds of Words (WOW) Center of Global Literacies and Literatures in the UArizona College of Education. The donation includes works from some of the most notable children’s picturebooks published in recent years – including art by illustrators attending the ...