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This page includes all upcoming events at CITY Center for Collaborative Learning. To view professional development opportunities only, visit the PD Events page. To view community engagement events only, click here. (For past events, scroll to the bottom of the page.)


Dec 13

Pennington Street Showcase

This year we are expanding our annual Pennington Street Showcase to be a multi-event series! The first one will be the ‘arts and culture edition’ and feature a fashion runway show narrated in Spanish, a jazz club featuring musician stories from the segregated South in the 1940’s and 1950’s, DNA lp’s, classical guitar, modern dance, scenes from To […]

Dec 15 Frank Dipietrapaul teaches students about vermicomposting.

Garbage to Groceries: Hands-on Learning for Teachers that Brings the Farm to the Classroom

Where does food come from? What happens to garbage when I throw it away? Could an apple core or a banana peel help something else grow? Come learn the science of composting and build your own classroom composting bin! Come visit Las Milpitas and take a tour with Frank DiPietraPaul from CITY Center for Collaborative […]

Dec 18 CommunityShare

Connect with Community

CommunityShare wants you to join the fun! Connect with Community is a happy-hour for teachers wanting to incorporate community volunteers into their lessons, community members that want to inspire young students in our community, and anyone interested in learning more about CommunityShare. Free beverages will be served (limit one per person). Since alcohol will be […]

Jan 10 Student Led Conference

Move from “Talking About” to “Taking Charge”: Student-Led Conferences

As educators, we understand that parent / teacher conferences are a valuable time for teachers and families to communicate about student progress and goals for the rest of the year.  We also know that when students take responsibility for their learning, their social, emotional, and academic achievement grows too. What if parent / teacher conferences […]

Feb 7 Teaching in Arizona

Documentary Screening: Teaching in Arizona

TEACHING IN ARIZONA follows three Tucson educators to deliver an intimate portrait of what it’s really like to be a teacher today. It also depicts the impact of the teacher workforce crisis on the future generations that will influence the prosperity of a state and a nation. Join CITY Center for Collaborative Learning for a free […]

Feb 22 CITY students build their learning through PBL

New Offering: Project Based Learning Conference

Come and join CITY Center for Collaborative Learning for three focused days of learning about and implementing Project Based Learning (PBL).  Project Based Learning is when students engage a real-world problem and answer complicated questions. Through their teacher’s expert facilitation, students master the content and process skills necessary to create a public demonstration of learning. […]

Mar 16 Lin Lucas

Popular Culture as Primary Text Workshop Series

Comics have been called “the invisible art” because the deceptive simplicity of the form masks a complex, expressive multi-medium in which writing, drama, stage-craft, drawing, design, and imagination are combined to create an endless range of visual- narrative possibilities. In this workshop series, participants will critically examine issues of race, class, gender, and war using […]

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