MCESA is home to Maricopa County's Regional Education Center. As such, it provides regionally-based service, support and technical assistance to schools and districts with leader and teacher professional development. A main focus is Assessment Development in accordance with ARS 15-203, as well as the Arizona Common Core Standards, Move On When Reading and Teacher/Leader Effectivenss. 

regional centers

The Regional Education Center is one of five state-wide centers created to successfully implement Arizona's Race to the Top education reform plans. The centers are a key implementation mechanism to:
  • assist school and district personnel in a smooth transition to enhanced standards and rigorous assessments.
  • use data to continuously improve instruction.
  • ensure successful postsecondary outcomes for students.

Visit our Common Core web page.


Visit MCESA's Professional Development website to see what opportunites we have to offer.