Register today for ‘Emerging Educators’ academy
Registration is under way for the Fifth Annual Emerging Educators Academy to be held Jan. 30.
The conference, sponsored by the Outstanding Educators’ Academy of the Iowa Department of Education, along with the Iowa State Education Association and Simpson College, is for all pre-Service and 1st through 3rd year teachers as well as their mentors.
Participants will have the opportunity to learn from and collaborate with outstanding Iowa educators and professional leaders to focus on recruiting and retaining effective educators.
This year educators will explore "Perspectives in our Practice” and breakout sessions will focus on building classroom community, mental health and developing and keeping a love of teaching. Participants will also spend time with both student and teacher panels exploring different perspectives in teaching.
There will be several special keynote addresses as well as time for teams to discuss learning and plans for success in their schools.
Early-bird registration goes to Dec. 15 at a cost of $25. After that, the registration fee goes up to $30. The fee includes materials, lunch, snacks and a T-shirt.