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Inquiry and Innovation

Professional Learning Series for Teachers


The College of Education at California State University, Fullerton and The SchoolsFirst Federal Credit Union Center for Creativity and Critical Thinking are pleased to offer this unique professional learning experience led by teams of teachers and experts in the field. The College of Education is committed to professional development of innovative and transformative educators who advance just, equitable, and inclusive education.  As part of that mission we are pleased to offer The Inquiry and Innovation Professional Learning Series as free professional development to TK-12 classroom teachers . Teachers may select from a series of workshops, and are encouraged to register for multiple sessions. 

  • Workshops are held online through Google Classroom and Zoom, or in person.
  • Teachers receive free online resources and materials to support classroom implementation. 
  • All sessions include planning time for teachers to develop curriculum or action steps for their own classroom.

Teacher Workshops
Workshop Title and Topic Date/Time Register

Title: ElementaryArt Workshop

Elementary Art Workshop designed for teachers at all grade levels of instruction.  Engage in hands on art strategies and lessons that can be readily applied to your classroom.

Pre-school teachers are encouraged to attend!
Questions: Please contact Kristine Quinn 

April 6, 2024

8:30 am - 11:00 pm  

In person, on CSUF campus


Title: Introduction to Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Resources

This hands-on technology workshop is designed for teachers who are new to virtual reality. During this session you will test out the Oculus headsets, explore available software to use in the classroom, and review the 360 videos that are freely available to all on YouTube. More information.PDF File

Please contact with questions.

March 2, 2024

9:00 am-11:30 am

In person, on CSUF campus