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Arizona K12 Center


The Arizona K12 Center improves teaching and learning through high-quality professional development. The organization is a one-of-a-kind hub that supports educators along the teaching continuum. For 20 years, the Center has focused on enhancing leadership, expanding learning, and unveiling inspiration for Arizona’s teachers, impacting countless students across the state. 

The Arizona K12 Center strives to support teachers along the continuum through:

  • Induction support and services for teachers in years 0-3 of their career.
  • Robust mentor training and ongoing support.
  • Varied professional learning opportunities to support educators seeking to enhance their professional knowledge and skills.
  • Support for educators pursuing National Board Certification.
  • Teacher leadership opportunities for professionals seeking new experiences.

The Arizona K12 Center serves as a vital hub connecting Arizona’s educators with the most current best practices in professional development. As the demands of our 21st Century economy and demographics emerge, the education community is called upon to respond in kind. New approaches are required to address new challenges. At the same time, we cannot afford to simply embrace innovation for its own sake. Now more than ever, research-based answers are essential to enhancing teacher performance and student learning. With the practitioner standing at the intersection of theory and practice, the Arizona K12 Center develops and facilitates leading professional development solutions for our classrooms today.

Upcoming PD Events & Webinars

August 16, 2021

Executive Director’s Book Club

Join the Arizona K12 Center's Executive Director, Dr. Kathy Wiebke, for the Executive Director’s Book Club. The books that will…

August 27, 2021

Beginning Teacher Series: Meet, Mingle, and Learn

Beginning Teacher Series:Meet, Mingle, and Learn (For Teachers in Year 1-3 of Their Career) Join the Arizona K12 Center for…

September 2, 2021

National Board Maintenance of Certification Informational Webinar

This webinar is designed for National Board Certified Teachers (NBCTs) seeking National Board Maintenance of Certification (MOC). MOC is the…

September 11, 2021

Beginning Teacher Series: Sharpen Your Skills

Join the Arizona K12 Center and connect with other educators new to the profession who are looking to build community…

September 23, 2021

Virtual Literacy Connections

Virtual Literacy Connections with the Arizona K12 Center is a new series designed for Arizona teachers providing learning experiences focused…

October 25, 2021

Introduction to Instructional Rounds

Join the Arizona K12 Center as a school team of three to five participants (a minimum of two teachers and…

November 1, 2021

Teacher-Led Collective Inquiry and Growth with Professional Learning Plan Toolkits

Join the Arizona K12 Center as we explore the Professional Learning Plan Toolkit and how it supports inquiry, effective PLCs,…