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Student Teachers to Attend Oct. 25 Conference

Student Teachers to Attend Oct. 25 Conference

One hundred forty-six education majors, all of whom have completed the first of two student teaching experiences, will participate in the biannual Educators in Training (EIT) Conference on Monday, Oct. 25, in Corey Union.

Sponsored by the Center for Educational Exchange (CEE) with support from Auxiliary Services Corporation, the conference begins at 8:30 a.m.

There is no fee to attend EIT. SUNY faculty members are welcome to attend. Faculty planning to attend are asked to R.S.V.P. to the CEE at (607) 753-4214.

President Erik J. Bitterbaum will open the program by welcoming the student teachers to the teaching profession. 

Students will attend concurrent workshops during three consecutive morning sessions. The workshops and presenters are “An Introduction to RtI: What Teachers Need to Know,” Jennifer Dove, director of teaching, learning and technology, Groton Central School District; “Reaching Beyond Running Records,” Charlotte Pass, assistant professor, literacy; and “Differentiating Instruction – Planning for and Attending to Student Differences,” Kimberly Rombach, assistant professor, childhood/early childhood education.

In addition, students in different majors will attend specialized presentations in the afternoon.