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In honor of all teachers in Southern Arizona, Tucson Values Teachers, in partnership with the University of Arizona and Champions for Change, will host the third annual Teacher Day at UA on Saturday, April 27, 2013. This year's event features an expo of UA Programs & Resources, free professional development focused on Common Core, and a Teachers Networking Luncheon with keynote speakers.

Registration for Teacher Day at UA will take place the morning of the event. However, if you would like to reserve a free lunch for the Teacher Networking Luncheon, you will need to sign-up.

Register here for the luncheon before April 22nd. Luncheon is limited to the first 300 registrants.

Registration begins at 8:30am at both UA College of Education and Flandrau Science Center.
8:30 – 11:30am, Expo of UA Programs & Resources
9:00 - 10:00am , Track One, Professional Development focused on Common Core
10:15 -11:15am, Track Two, Professional Development focused on Common Core
11:30 -1:00pm, Teacher Networking Luncheon*, Kiva Auditorium.

Teacher Day at UA: Professional Development for Teachers is Announced!

Professional Development at a Glance

Track One, 9:00am – 10:00am
Transitioning from AIMS to PARCC (focus K – 8 Mathematics), Classroom #353, College of Education
Foundations: How Early Childhood Teachers Prepare Children for Common Core, Classroom #208, College of Education
Champions for Change: Integrating ELA Common Core with Project-Based Learning, Mezzanine, Flandrau Science Center
E-QuIP Rubric for Common Core Lessons, Conference Room #257, College of Education
PBS Digital Multimedia Resources for Every Teacher and Every Classroom, Computer Lab #102, College of Education
Imagining the Future: Children's Literature and Activist Citizenship, World of Words Classroom #455, College of Education
The UA STEM Learning Center: Connecting People to Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Planetarium, Flandrau Science Center

Track Two, 10:15am – 11:15am
Transitioning from AMES to PARCC (focus on K-8 English Language Arts), Classroom #353, College of Education
E-QuIP Rubric for Common Core Lessons, Conference Room #257, College of Education PBS Digital Multimedia Resources for Every Teacher and Every Classroom, Computer Lab #102, College of Education
Object-based Literacy in Tune with the Common Core, Classroom #208, College of Education
Workshop on Illustration Technique and Texture, World of Words Classroom #455, College of Education
How Mathematical Practices Can Support Student Understanding of Fractions (Grades 3-6), Mezzanine, Flandrau Science Center
Arts Integration: Strategic Use of the Arts in the Classroom to Engage Students in English Language Arts Common Core, Classroom #437, College of Education
Teacher Day at UA Professional Development offerings are presented free of charge by Arizona Public Media & PBS LearningMedia, Arizona State Museum, Arts Integration Solutions, Champions for Change, Office of the Pima County School Superintendent, Sunnyside Unified School District, UA STEM Center, UA Center for Recruitment and Retention of Math Teachers, and World of Words at UA College of Education.