MPS's Learning Management System

3rd Annual Arizona Canvas Consortium

Mesa Public Schools and Instructure have partnered again to bring you the 3rd Annual Canvas Consortium. This year we will be holding it virtually through the Webex Platform on Wednesday, March 31st from 1pm to 3pm. We are bringing together Canvas administrators, trainers, teacher leaders and support specialists from around Arizona to discuss Canvas implementation and use within your institution.  Some of the topics to be discussed will include the future of elementary in Canvas, sharing resources in the Canvas Commons Arizona Consortium, MasteryConnect in Canvas and more. 

Interested in being a presenter? Showcase and highlight your district by being a presenter! We are officially accepting applications for proposals for our 3rd Annual Arizona Consortium. If you or your organization are interested in presenting, please complete this form by March 11th 2021.

Interested in attending? RSVP and save your seat today! Please fill out this form to express interest in attending the 3rd Annual Arizona Canvas Consortium.  

Proposed Agenda: 



    • 1:00-1:15 - Welcome and Keynote: Canvas

    • 1:15 - 1:45 Session 1 

      • Canvas Community: Renee Carney, Instructure

      • Topic TBD - Local Presenter

    • 1:50- 2:20 Session 2

      • AZ Canvas Consortium in Commons: Building an AZ Collaborative of Resources

      • Topic TBD - Local Presenter

    • 2:25-2:50  Session 3 

      • Future of Elementary in Canvas - Canvas 

      • Topic TBD - Local Presenter

    • 2:50-:3:20 Collaborative Discussion 

    • 3:20-3:30 Wrap Up 

Online Instructional Design Coaches

mpsWhat is an OIDC? 

OIDCs are site-based online instructional design coaches who teach part of the day. Part of their contract is funded by Educational Technology in order to support schools with online and blended learning through Canvas, the district adopted learning management system.  A detailed description of their roles and responsibilities is available here

Who are the OIDCs assigned to my campus? 

Please refer to the Canvas Contacts list to find the OIDC for your campus. 

All of MPS's custom request forms including requests for new course spaces, adding instructors, template courses and more are available here


Canvas Support

Who can help

Canvas Webex Trainings

MPS Recorded Trainings

MPS Canvas Videos

A playlist of videos to get you started!

MPS Canvas Tutorials

Support for MPS Teachers

Canvas Condensed

Short Canvas Video Tutorials

Elementary Student Experience

Video for Teachers

MPS Template Courses

3rd Annual AZ Canvas Consortium

Session Recordings