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June Summit 2023

“Educators Reflecting to Energize and Celebrate”

TREC is excited for this year’s June Summit: Educators Reflecting to Energize and Celebrate!  Make sure to save-the-date to join us on Saturday, June 3rd, 8am-3:30 pm for a full day of professional learning and connecting with fellow educators, birth – 12th grade.

Registration Information

Registration is now open!

Register today:

See ticket information below.


This will be an exciting opportunity to bring the educator community together to celebrate our successes/accomplishments and learn from each other!

The TREC Teacher Leaders are planning the summit, as we continue to make sure our efforts are teacher-led. This event is for you!


In Person Workshops and Sessions

Conference Program

The agenda will include a keynote, workshops/sessions, lunch, and an educator panel/discussion. The workshops/sessions will be approximately 70 minutes in length.  See agenda below.


Keynote Speakers

TREC is thrilled to announce the keynote speakers for the 2023 June Summit.  This year we welcome both the 2022 National Teacher of the Year, Kurt Russell, and Arizona’s Top 10 Teacher of the Year, Jaime Camero.

Kurt Russell, 2022 National Teacher of the Year

Photo Credit: Courtesy of the Ohio Education Association. Photo by Rae Holloway

A 25-year veteran of the classroom, Kurt Russell teaches history at Oberlin High School in Oberlin, Ohio, where he was born and raised. Kurt is the head coach for the school’s varsity basketball team and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in history and a minor in Black studies from the College of Wooster and a Master of Education in curriculum and instruction from Ashland University. Read his full bio here.

Jaime Camero, NBCT

Jaime Camero

Jaime is a Top 10 Arizona Teacher of the Year, a Raytheon Leaders in Education Award Recipient, and a TREC Teacher Leader!  She is a 6th grade science teacher at Douglas Elementary in the Flowing Wells School District.

Tickets: Available Now!

  • Educator with partner district $40
  • Educator with non-partner district $75 — scholarships of $35 off ticket price offered by Tucson Values Teachers (first-come, first-served basis)
  • Early Childhood Educator $75— scholarships of $50 off ticket price available through a grant from the Helios Education Foundation (first-come, first-served basis)
  • Community Partner $75

Included with your ticket: 

  • Lunch!
  • A choice of book:
    • Onward by Elena Aguilar
    • Mentoring Each Other by Lana Parker and Diane Vetter
    • Grading for Equity by Joe Feldman
    • Where’s the Math? Mary Hynes-Berry and Laura Grandau
  • A full day of professional learning!
  • A Certificate of Attendance
  • Free giveaways
  • More!

Register today:

Location and Agenda

The Summit will be held at the University of Arizona campus at the ENR2 building, a beautiful building on campus that is designed to look like a slot canyon.


Tentative Agenda

7:45 – 8:30 am: Registration / Resource expo

8:30 – 9:45 am: Welcome and Keynote

10:00 – 11:10 am: Workshop/Morning Session A

11:20 – 12:30 pm: Workshop/Morning Session B

12:30 – 1:30 pm: Lunch

1:30-2:40 pm: Round Table/Afternoon Session C

2:45 – 3:15 pm: WRAP-UP—Cake and Raffle

Thank you!



Thank you to the 2023 June Summit sponsors!

  • Helios Education Foundation
  • United Way Cradle to Career
  • Tucson Values Teachers
  • American Association of University Women (AAUW-Tucson Branch)

We will continue to update this page!  

Make sure to register, so you can join us on Saturday, June 3rd, 2023!

TREC 2023 June Summit