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 http://www.csueastbay.edu/concord/day-of-teacher.html.
Questions or accommodation requests should go to Annie Nogales Chandler, event coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (925) 602-8638, or Darice Ingram at email@example.com or (925) 602-6772.