Our mission is to develop community projects that will bring people and resources together in support of innovative experiences for children through the study and the inspiration of the Municipal Schools of Reggio Emilia, Italy.
TCP organizes professional development opportunities for educators and advocates that deepen understanding of the Reggio approach to education. Seminars, workshops, and visiting scholars are focused on the pedagogical and philosophical believes and practices of the Municipal Schools or Reggio Emilia, Italy, that have brought attention and inspiration to educators world wide.
The image of the child, all children, as capable, competent and rich with potential offers an alternative narrative to the U.S. educational context which is becoming more standardized in its required teaching strategies and expected outcomes.
Tucson Children’s Project has a Studio where small groups are able to work with a wide range of materials, research the RE approach, meet with local educators who have participated in the Five State Study Group that have been to Study Tours to Reggio Emilia.