Approximately 170 SUNY Cortland education majors who have completed the first of two student teaching experiences are scheduled to participate in the biannual Educators in Training (EIT) Conference on Friday, March 19.
President Erik J. Bitterbaum will open the program at 8:30 a.m. when he welcomes the student teachers to the teaching profession. The conference will take place in various locations in Corey Union.
Sponsored by the College’s Center for Educational Exchange (CEE), with support from Auxiliary Services Corporation, the professional conference is free to student and SUNY faculty participants. Faculty members who plan to attend are asked to R.S.V.P. to CEE at (607) 753-4214.
The conference format and workshops are new this spring. Students will attend concurrent workshops during three consecutive sessions. The workshops and presenters are: “Reaching Beyond Running Records,” by Charlotte Pass, Literacy Department; “Technology Tools for Teachers,” by Christine Widdall, Childhood/Early Childhood Education Department; and “Response to Intervention Triangle: A Navigator’s Guide,” by Antoinette Halliday, assistant principal, Sherburne-Earlville (N.Y.) Elementary School.