Registration under way for Emerging Educators Conference
Register for the Third Annual Emerging Educators Conference to be held in Indianola on Jan. 22.
The conference, called New Year’s Resolution for Effective Educators, is aimed at first- through third-year teachers as well as mentors, facilitators, instructional coaches and administrators. College-level juniors and seniors and their professors also are encouraged to attend.
Beginning Educator breakout sessions will focus on Ethics, Classroom Management, Iowa Teaching Standards, 21st Century Skills, and Characteristics of Effective Instruction. Administrators, mentor, and coaches will focus on the Iowa Mentoring Program, effective teacher induction programs, and important statewide updates.
Participants will have the opportunity to learn from and collaborate with outstanding Iowa educators, professional leaders, and Department of Education consultants to focus on recruiting and retaining effective educators.
The conference is part of the Outstanding Educators’ Academy of the Iowa Department of Education, Iowa State Education Association, and Simpson College’s Department of Education.
The conference will be held at the Kent Campus Center, Simpson College, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Early Bird registration is $20 by Nov. 22; after Nov. 22 the cost is $25. Registration includes box lunch and a T-shirt. Register today.