TEALS Tucson Info Session

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Lodge on the Desert - Palm Room

306 North Alvernon Way

Tucson, AZ 85711

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Come learn about how you can become a TEALS volunteer and change a life! Listen to Tucson Mayor, Jonathan Rothschild, and Caitlin Derr, TEALS Regional Manager, speak about this volunteer opportunity and the impact TEALS has made in Tucson.

If you’re looking for a way to harness your computer science (CS) skills and make an impact in your community, we invite you to become a Technology Education and Literacy in Schools (TEALS) volunteer.

Computer science is a vital driver in today’s global innovation economy, but most U.S. high schools are unable to offer rigorous CS courses. Without CS in high schools, our students are missing out on essential computational skills that will help them succeed in any career they wish to pursue, and professional skills that could lead to an economically secure future. The TEALS program seeks to change that reality.

Our volunteers work directly with classroom teachers to help them build and grow their CS teaching capacity through yearlong support and training to inspire the next generation of computer scientists.

With the assistance of the University of Arizona STEM Learning Center, the Tucson Mayor's Office, and local companies, TEALS has been assisting Tucson schools since 2015. TEALS has been growing in Tucson, starting with 1 school in 2015, to 3 in 2016, to 9 in 2017. With our great local partnerships, TEALS is doubling support in Tucson to 18 schools for the 2018-19 school year.

Here is a list of our 2018-19 partners:

  • Accelerated Learning Laboratory

  • Andrada Polytechnic High School

  • Cholla High Magnet School

  • Desert View High School

  • Empire High School

  • Flowing Wells High School

  • Ha:ṣan Preparatory & Leadership School

  • Kino Veterans Center

  • Las Artes

  • Pima Community College

  • Pima Vocational High School (Ina and Irvington campuses)

  • Presidio School

  • Sabino High School

  • Sahuaro High School

  • Santa Rita High School

  • Sunnyside High School

  • Tanque Verde High School

If you’re interested in the opportunity to help shape students’ career opportunities – all while having fun – TEALS is the right fit for you. Applications are open now at tealsk12.org/volunteers

Please RSVP by May 16th using the below ticketing system to choose your lunch preference. If you can't make it, but would like more information, please fill out the corresponding ticket below and we will be in touch soon.

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Lodge on the Desert - Palm Room

306 North Alvernon Way

Tucson, AZ 85711

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