schools first center for creativity & critical thinking

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 , it is  free  to TK-12 classroom teachers   Teachers can select from a series of six workshops, and are encouraged to register for multiple sessions. 

  • Workshops are held online through Google Classroom and Zoom.
  • 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.
  • Participants are eligible for  .5 Continuing Education Units (CEU's)  per session (CEU credits are free for SchoolsFirst members ).  Additional details are included on the registration page.


If you are a P-12 teacher and would like to attend our workshops, please visit our OVERVIEW PAGE   


2020 Professional Learning Series Workshops  

Culturally Responsive Teaching February 15, 2020                                                                
7 Tenets of a Healthy Classroom July 11, 2020 ONLINE
Augmented Reality Literature June 13, 2020 ONLINE
Why Diversity Matters    August 15, 2020 ONLINE
Continuous Improvement      September 19, 2020 ONLINE
Classroom Literacy October 3, 2020 ONLINE