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10th annual 'Day of Teacher' April 28 at Concord Campus

  • April 3, 2012

Anyone interested in exploring teaching as a career will want to attend “Day of the Teacher: Touching Lives Forever" Saturday, April 28, at the Concord Campus of California State University, East Bay, 4700 Ygnacio Valley Road. The event is scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Early bird admission is $15 until April 15 and $20 thereafter. Registration includes lunch, access to all conference workshops, take-home materials, mock interviews, networking opportunities and raffle prizes.                   

The event features a series of workshops exploring teaching opportunities and topics that include technology in the classroom; effective classroom management techniques; teaching English learners; and incorporating science, technology, engineering and math. Additional workshops will explore CBEST/CSET test-taking strategies and marketing one’s teaching career.

Presenters and session leaders include Cal State East Bay staff and faculty members and other experienced teaching professionals. The event features a welcome by Joseph Ovick, superintendent for Contra Costa County Office of Education, and a keynote address by Deborah Bordeau, 2012 Contra Costa County teacher of the year.

“Day of the Teacher” is open to anyone considering teaching as a career, as well as new and seasoned kindergarten through 12th grade education professionals. Space is limited. Registration and additional information are available online at

Questions or accommodation requests should go to Annie Nogales Chandler, event coordinator, at or (925) 602-8638, or Darice Ingram at or (925) 602-6772.

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