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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

Upcoming PD Events & Webinars

December 9, 2023 , December 9, 2023

Pre-K Loose Play Workshop – December Sessions

Dive into the world of age-appropriate loose parts and the world of sticks, rocks, leaves, water, mud, boxes and...

Upcoming PD Programs

September 19, 2023 , October 17, 2023...

Educator Emotional Resilience CoP 2023-2024

This CoP is focused on educator emotional resiliency and uses the book Onward, by Elena Aguilar...


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Math for Early Learners: May 6, 2023

What does a 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.

Supplemental Resources

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 TREC webinar was hosted by Holly Silvestri from National Center for Interpretation (NCI) at the University of Arizona. It…

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

More than any other content area, Social and Emotional Learning begins from the inside out. Join us and explore many strategies…

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Math for Early Learners: May 14

The webinar will focus on Math for Early Learners including concepts of shape, space, sound, and symbol across mathematics and…

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Math for Early Learners: May 21

For this TREC webinar, we have partnered with the Center for Recruitment and Retention of Mathematics Teachers (CRR). The webinar…

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TREC April 2022 Webinar: Sharing Successes Implementing Equitable Grading

TREC's April Webinar will explore topics of equitable grading. The webinar will include student perspectives around equitable grading, what equitable…

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Tooting Your Own Horn: Writing About Your Accomplishments

This workshop will discuss the challenges of writing about ourselves and our accomplishments in application responses and similar materials. It will explore…

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Highlighting PD Programs

We will be hearing from PD Providers about upcoming PD Programs. PD Programs generally are professional development opportunities that last…

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TREC Educator Celebration—Bright Spots 2021

TREC’s vision is a collaborative community that cultivates a thriving teaching profession. For this December event we want to take…

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Supporting Transgender Students in the Classroom Panel

Teachers in the region have identified supporting transgender students as a gap in the region and have asked for more…

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Community of Practice info session 2021-2022

Join TREC Teacher Leaders as they outline opportunities for educators to join a TREC CoP for the 2021-2022...

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PD Spotlight Event (July 29)

Learn about a variety of great PD Providers.

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TREC PD Provider Spotlight (July 27)

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

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Math for Early Learners: June 12

We will explore the ways a child engages in understanding space, shape, and measurement in ways that we can fortify…

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Math for Early Learners: June 5

In this workshop we will use mathematically powerful fluency building games to uncover the qualities we need to look for…

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TREC June Summit 2021: Celebrating Educators

Join Cortney and Niki--two Tucson educators, Ben's Bells, and David Fitzsimmons as we have some fun, remember the importance of…

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TREC June Summit 2021: Trauma-Informed Teaching and Care

Teachers can improve the academic and behavioral outcomes of all their students while improving the school experience and preventing re-traumatization…

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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. These professionals, including educators, will…

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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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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

This webinar serves as part two in the TREC Stress Strategies for the Educator and Classroom webinar series, where the…

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Best Practices in Online and Hybrid Instruction

In this recorded webinar, we will explore what quality online teaching looks like, look at considerations for managing students in…

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Social-Emotional Learning Webinar by Playformance

Take time to honor yourself by joining Anna and Kevin as we explore ways to fill up our teacher well…

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Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)

This workshop on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) will cover how these stressful or traumatic experiences can influence a child’s behavior,…

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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

In this session, we will use the framework offered by William Bridges for managing transitions to understand and process the…

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A Panel on Creating and Supporting Trauma Informed Classrooms

‍This webinar will be a panel of educators answering your questions and sharing strategies for creating trauma-informed classrooms following COVID-19…

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Social Emotional Learning

This webinar will begin with a brief introduction to social emotional learning. Then Moses Thompson will share how school gardens…

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Compassion Fatigue, Stress, and Self-Care

The first topic in this webinar will discuss strategies to help manage challenging topics like suicide, self-injury, and inclusive mental…

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Stress Strategies for the Educator and the Classroom

Recording of webinar now available. Please register for access to the recording. This webinar will review the evidence base for…

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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

Join nationally recognized education researcher, Dr. Gloria Ladson-Billings and PBS Wisconsin to learn about the four factors that have led…