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Teacher Professional Development

A key part of CREATE's work is offering extensive professional development opportunities for practicing teachers.

Our programs treat educators as equity designers focused on continuous improvement of practice. We support educators to increase subject matter expertise and pedagogical effectiveness as they serve the diverse student populations of San Diego County.

 

California Reading & Literature Project

The mission of the California Reading & Literature Project (CRLP) is to provide high-quality, standards-based professional development in reading and language instruction to help ensure that every California student PreK-12 achieves the highest standards of academic performance.

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San Diego Area Writing Project

The San Diego Area Writing Project (SDAWP) is one of 16 sites of the California Writing Project network dedicated to improving the teaching and learning of writing. We provide a wide range of high-quality professional development opportunities for K-16 educators.

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San Diego Science Project

The San Diego Science Project (SDSP) is our region's site of the statewide California Science Project, a science teacher professional network. The SDSP works closely with the San Diego County Office of Education and other informal education institutions to provide a variety of long term, targeted professional development for preK-16 teachers throughout San Diego and Imperial Counties.

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Math for America San Diego

Math for America San Diego (MfA SD) is a consortium of three public universities and five local school districts. The goal of the non-profit organization is to improve the quality of mathematics teaching and learning in our region’s low-income and high-need secondary schools.

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CREATE also partners with UC San Diego's Department of Education Studies (EDS) to support San Diego educators. We support UC San Diego undergraduates to find and enroll in EDS service learning programs, courses, and credential pathways. Many EDS-trained educators have experienced CREATE-based professional development. Together, we are strengthening the network of educators in the San Diego region.