Hello PESI Supporters!
The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum (ASDM) is now accepting applications for their Docent Program!
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5/14/2024   UPDATE 

Unfortunately the TUSD Summer Science PD classes have been canceled. We will update if anything changes.

Contact Debbie Black if you have questions 


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Welcome to Partners for Equitable Science Instruction (PESI) Tucson,  home to Tucson’s  most passionate science enthusiasts!  We are a nonprofit 501(c) organization committed to supporting effective and equitable science instruction for teachers and students in Tucson area schools.  We provide science news and information, support science education and opportunities, and offer science professional development and volunteer support for Tucson area classroom teachers.

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 We are looking for science enthusiasts

for the PESI group! 

 It is FREE and EASY!  Simply send us an email to let us know you are interested, and we will add you to the PESI email list.  Everyone is welcome, including science buffs, local teachers, administrators and retirees.
You will have opportunities for . . .
  • Quarterly PESI Newsletters to be emailed directly to your inbox
  • Invitations to PESI Science Workshops and PESI grant opportunities
  • PESI Website resources, news and information related to science
  • Active participation with PESI Supporters and Committees
  • Volunteering  with local teachers & schools
  • Invitations to participate in fundraising events for PESI
    You are welcome to participate in a way that best suits your needs.

Click here to connect with PESI 

Join us as we work together to help keep

science education

a priority in our Tucson area schools.

For more information,  CONTACT  PESI !

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Click on  ABOUT  and  PHOTOS to see what PESI has been up to.
Arizona–Sonora Desert Museum Accepting Applications for Docent Program May 21, 2024   The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum (ASDM) is now accepting applications for their docent program. Training classes will be month-long pieces separated by two months of targeted, on-grounds practice. New docents will be encouraged to complete all 4 didactic training cycles, but will need to complet...Read More
PESI Newsletter Vol 3 Issue 1 May 14, 2024 Spring 2024 PESI Quarterly Newsletter    Vol 3  Issue 1     Read More
2024 ASAP STEM Exchange EOY Conference April 22, 2024 Hey Fellows! ASAP is extremely excited to announce in partnership with the Arizona Public Service (APS) Foundation, the Arizona STEM Acceleration Project (ASAP) is hosting an End Of Year Conference on Friday, June 21st, 2024 on ASU West Campus in Glendale, AZ to celebrate the thriving STEM Educa...Read More
Arizona STEM Acceleration Project (ASAP) April 22, 2024 Arizona STEM Acceleration Project (ASAP) is a grassroots effort to enhance and accelerate STEM activities in schools across Arizona. It provides vital funding and guidance to schools and professional development organizations, increasing their ability to foster engagement, update curricula, and acq...Read More
TUSD Summer 2024 FOSS Science Kit Workshops April 15, 2024   5/14/2024 UPDATE  Unfortunately the Summer Science PD classes have been canceled. We will update if anything changes. The TUSD Summer PD catalogue is now open! The closing date for most classes is May 19th. TUSD plans to offer grade level specific FOSS Science Kit Professional Development Wor...Read More