Maricopa Center for Learning and Innovation

The Maricopa Center for Learning and Innovation is dedicated to empowering educators and learners through best practices and innovation. As the educational landscape continues to evolve, we strive to stay at the forefront by promoting the latest evidence-based teaching methodologies and learning technologies. However, we don't just adopt new strategies for innovation's sake - our goal is to critically evaluate new approaches to discern which ones will most benefit students, teachers, and the broader community.

At our core, we are driven by a passion for enriching the educational experience. We collaborate with instructors, administrators, and industry partners to foster environments where creativity and knowledge can thrive. Our center provides professional development, workshops, consulting services, and access to cutting-edge educational tools to help cultivate novel, engaging learning experiences. We also promote entrepreneurship and empower individuals to turn ideas into reality.

Ultimately, our commitment is to propelling education forward through a balance of research-supported best practices and future-focused innovation. We embrace new ideas while staying grounded in true pedagogical excellence. Please explore our site to learn more about our services, resources, and events. Together, we can shape the future of teaching and learning while achieving positive outcomes today.

MCLI Focus Areas

Faculty Development

We provide programs, resources, and support to enhance teaching and learning for faculty across the District


We support opportunities for learning, collaboration, and taking action with innovative and entrepreneurial approaches


We offer a variety of faculty professional development opportunities