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Tucson Regional Educator Collaborative

Working together to support the region's teachers.

TREC brings together the region’s educators, resources, and partners to support their evolving professional growth.

TREC is a group of educators committed to supporting teacher professional development in the Tucson Region. We want to build professional development capacity, increase teacher retention, and develop teacher leaders.

Our mission: TREC brings together the region’s educators, resources, and partners to support their evolving professional growth.

Our vision: A collaborative community that cultivates a thriving teaching profession.

Our values: Equity, Connections, Teachers are Experts, Inclusivity, Innovation

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Educator Resilience and Trauma-Informed Self-Care

A self-care self-assessment with key strategies for fostering resilience and self-care planning tool to assist...

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Math for Early Learners 2024 Workshop Series — Part 4

Engage in ways to help young learners quantify their world through data analysis and measurement. We will explore...

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Math for Early Learners 2024 Workshop Series — Part 3

Explore the ways we can engage young learners in algebraic thinking. We discuss ideas that promote flexible thinking...

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Math for Early Learners 2024 Workshop Series — Part 2

We explore geometry the way a young child learns shape/space, with a look at their world in and out of…

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Math for Early Learners 2024 Workshop Series — Part 1

We explore counting/cardinality through a picture walk, using number tracks to connect counting with numerals.

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TREC 2023 June Summit Keynote Livestream

TREC is thrilled to present the keynote speakers for the 2023 June Summit. Join us for the NTOY, Kurt Russell…

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Math for Early Learners: May 6, 2023

What does mathematical exploration look like in preschool?

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TREC Webinar: Mentoring as Leadership

We’ll discuss the meaning of mentorship as well as ways teachers can lead as mentors in both formal and informal…

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Stress Strategies for the Teacher–Combating Compassion Fatigue

This webinar will focus on Compassion Fatigue.

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Social Emotional Learning Resources

A list of SEL Resources including Educator Emotional Resilience and mindfulness, support for students and some basics...

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Field Trip Best Practices to Inspire Student Learning

In this webinar we will explore ways to maximize the impact of the field trips you work so hard to…

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Best Practices for Language Access in Educational Settings Webinar

This webinar covers the basic laws that are the backbone of language access in educational settings and what schools...

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TREC September Webinar: Social and Emotional Learning from the Inside Out

Social Emotional Learning begins from the inside out. Join us and explore many strategies for tending to our relation...

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Math for Early Learners: May 14, 2022

We focus on both shape, space, sound, and symbol across mathematics, and reading/storytelling to develop problem-posing.

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Math for Early Learners: May 21, 2022

We focus on counting with fun adventures AND visualizing change as a tool for algebraic thinking.

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TREC April 2022 Webinar: Sharing Successes Implementing Equitable Grading

We will explore equitable grading including student perspectives and how teachers have implemented this work in their...

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Tooting Your Own Horn: Writing About Your Accomplishments

We will discuss writing about accomplishments in application responses and explore strategies to develop voice and...

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Highlighting PD Programs

We will be hearing from PD Providers about upcoming PD Programs—opportunities that last over a longer period, such as...

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TREC Educator Celebration—Bright Spots 2021

As we work to cultivate a thriving teaching profession, this event takes a moment to hear from and celebrate teachers!

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Supporting Transgender Students in the Classroom Panel

A panel of experts and educators to share their experiences and best practices for supporting transgender students.

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PD Spotlight Event (July 29, 2021)

Learn about a variety of great PD Providers.

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TREC PD Provider Spotlight (July 27, 2021)

A webinar about various PD Providers, such as CRR, Scholarships A-Z, ASU Prep Digital, SAZAEYC, and World of Words.

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Math for Early Learners: June 12, 2021

How does a child understand space, shape, and measurement, and how can we support this in preschool classrooms?

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Math for Early Learners: June 5, 2021

We explore both the qualities we need to look for in games, and how child engages in understanding numbers.

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TREC June Summit 2021: Celebrating Educators

Join Tucson educators, Ben's Bells, & David Fitzsimmons as we have some fun, play, and celebrate kindness!

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TREC June Summit 2021: Trauma-Informed Teaching and Care

This presentation will show how implementing simple strategies as well as Evidence-based Practices in the classroom...

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TREC June Summit 2021: Wellness in the Workplace Panel

Join panelists as they share information and strategies for both yours and your students' well-being. We will discuss...

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TREC SEL April Webinar: Riding the Waves of Change

This webinar will focus on the perseverance and successes of educators throughout this year of changes.

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Social Emotional Learning in the Garden

Learn about stress as a mechanism of poverty, how to use gardens as social-emotional interventions, and...

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A Brief Introduction to Social Emotional Learning

We use the term Social Emotional Learning (SEL) frequently, but what does it mean? What is and is not SEL?

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Building Resilience as a Protective Factor for Burnout

Part two in the TREC Stress Strategies for the Educator and Classroom webinar series, where the physiology of stress...

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Best Practices in Online and Hybrid Instruction

We will explore what quality online teaching looks like, look at considerations for managing students in a Hybrid...

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Social-Emotional Learning Webinar by Playformance

Take time to honor yourself as we explore ways to fill up our teacher well with movement, play, and mindfulness...

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Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)

This workshop will cover how these stressful or traumatic experiences can influence a child’s behavior, social-emot...

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TREC Book Study Information Session

Join us at our info session to learn more about emotional resilience, the book Onward, and how the year-long book...

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Managing Transitions: Making the Most of Uncertainty

We will use the framework offered by William Bridges for managing transitions to understand and process the emotional...

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A Panel on Creating and Supporting Trauma Informed Classrooms

This webinar includes an educator panel to answer your questions and sharing strategies for creating trauma-informed...

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Social Emotional Learning

This webinar includes a brief introduction to social emotional learning and provides tools and implementation of...

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Compassion Fatigue, Stress, and Self-Care

The webinar will discuss strategies to help manage challenging topics and will explore compassion fatigue and self-care.

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Stress Strategies for the Educator and the Classroom

We review applications of mindfulness training in the classroom, as well as how it can support teachers.

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How to use Google JamBoard

The following video is a short tutorial on how to use Google JamBoard from NAU College of Education.

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Building Culturally Relevant Schools Post-Pandemic with Dr. Gloria Ladson-Billings

Learn about the four factors that have led to the educational disparities that exist between Black and White students...