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Board leads search for interim executive director

Board commends founder & executive director’s legacy upon announced departure

TUCSON, Arizona, March 7, 2019 – CITY Center for Collaborative Learning’s board of directors recently approved a resolution recognizing and appreciating the outstanding service and contribution of one of the organization’s founding principals and its executive director, Carrie Brennan. Brennan has recently accepted the position of Head of School at Thetford Academy in Vermont and […]

E.D. Carrie Brennan receives Woman of Influence award

Executive Director Carrie Brennan won the 2019 Woman of Influence Award in the education category. In this blog post, we share excerpts from Carrie’s nomination, written by board chair and vice-chair Jonathan Martin and Theresa Mary Fischer. For more than a quarter century, Carrie Brennan has had a deep impact on the Southern Arizona education sector and […]

40 Under 40 Jessica Melrose

Honoring our teacher leaders: Congrats to Jessica Melrose!

Jessica Melrose, the Visual Arts Teacher at City High School, is one of Tucson’s 40 Under 40 Award winners! In this blog post, we share excerpts from Jessica’s nomination, written by Executive Director Carrie Brennan, highlighting the breadth of her experience and the impact she is making in her classroom and community. “Jessica came to Tucson from […]

Patrick Kelly

Honoring our teacher leaders: Congrats to Patrick Kelly!

Patrick Kelly, a humanities teacher at Paulo Freire Freedom School-Downtown, was one of nine finalists for the TVT Leaders in Education teacher awards this year! Check out the nomination letter below, written by colleague Jessica Janecek, to get a sense of the many ways that Patrick exhibits his leadership – in the classroom, in the community, […]