Stanislaus State offers Better Together summit

California State University, Stanislaus, will be one of 33 locations across the state participating July 31 in Better Together: California Teachers Summit. The day will include strategies for teaching Common Core and will build teacher communities. Read more in Modesto Bee.

July 31: Teachers Gather at CSUN to Discuss Best Practices

We all agree teachers deserve more opportunities to connect with other teachers, share what’s working in classrooms and learn cutting-edge strategies that help them maximize their skills,” said Michael Spagna, dean of California State University, Northridge’s Michael D. Eisner College of Education. Read more at CSUN Today.

Teachers back in school to master Common Core standards

Uniting the school districts and other providers of summertime professional development is a keen interest in ensuring the success of the new Common Core standards, said Soares, at the Association of Independent California Colleges and Universities. “And that’s a really good thing,” she said, “given their importance to our students and our state. Read more […]

St. Mary’s College Selected As Host For CA Teachers Summit In July

Saint Mary’s College of California education dean Christopher Sindt said Saint Mary’s is honored to participate in the conference, saying the forum echoes the school’s commitment to community engagement and aligns with its mission to “empower our students and communities by fostering academic excellence in support of social justice and the common good. Read more […]

Thousands of teachers to gather for ‘edcamp’ across California

Jennifer Colby, co-founder of Partners for the Advancement of Teaching at Cal State Monterey Bay, said support for teachers as they learn and adapt new materials is crucial.  “Better Together” will go a long way toward bringing the professional development teachers need, she said. Ultimately, the benefits will be experienced by the students. “We know […]

Cal State campuses to host statewide teacher training

It is not often teachers can come and share ideas and strategies with teachers not in their districts or schools,” said professor Mick Verde, interim associate dean of Cal State San Bernardino’s College of Education. The day of learning will include keynote presentations by nationally renowned speakers, and teachers networking and sharing their best ideas […]