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Catalina Foothills School District, Tucson, AZ

Updated: June, 2016

June, 2016: P21's 21st Century Learning Exemplar Program publishes Case Study of Catalina Foothills School District
December, 2015: Catalina Foothills schools nationally recognized for innovative learning, Arizona Daily Star, December 3, 2015. See the list of 2016 Exemplar Schools and Districts from the Partnership for 21st Century Learning (P21)
September, 2015: Reframing CFSD's System for Learning in the 21st Century Learning ( 7197 PDF)
September, 2015: Deep Learning Through Robotics. This page shows Scope and Sequence for Grades 2-5 and Videos on Student Engagement and Collaboration through Robotics.
September, 2015: Rubrics for Deep Learning Proficiencies K-12: Citizenship; Creativity and Innovation; Critical Thinking and Problem Solving; Communication; Collaboration; Systems Thinking
September, 2014: Envision 21, Deep Learning: Catalina Foothills School District Strategic Plan 2014-2020

The Hydrology Project: Making Learning Relevant, video by Pearson Foundation

Superintendents Message: Our Commitment to Learning in the 21st Century. Also see 2015 Message.


Catalina Foothills School District(Tucson), AZ

  • Located in northside of Tucson, AZ, in foothills of Catalina Mountains. 4,800 Students, 8 Schools.
  • Mary Kamerzell, Ph.D., Superintendent; Mary Jo Conery, Assistant Superintendent for 21st Century Learning
  • Homepage: http://www.cfsd16.org/
  • Superintendent's Twitter: @CFSD16
  • Contact: Mary Jo Conery, mjc@cfsd.k12.az.us



Mission and Vision

  • History and Mission
  • Our Mission: Catalina Foothills School District, a caring and collaborative learning community, ensures that each student achieves intellectual and personal excellence, and is ??well prepared for college and career pathways.
  • Our Vision: Learning transfers to life beyond the Catalina Foothills School District experience, enabling each student to flourish as a responsible citizen in the global community.




Videos and Webinars