What Every Future Teacher Needs to Know


Saturday, October 9, 2010 8:45 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. 
Westfield State University
Parenzo Hall
577 Western Avenue
Westfield, Massachusetts 01085

This conference is for prospective teachers in teacher preparation programs. The conference will provide participants with additional tools to help them succeed in their first teaching position. In addition, it will introduce students to the benefits of participation in MTA/NEA, provide opportunities for prospective teachers to network with each other and encourage the development of student chapters at institutions of higher education throughout Massachusetts.

The conference is free for Student Education Association of Massachusetts members and $10 for non-members.

Workshop topics include:

  • "So...You Thought it was Legal???"
  • Strategies for Teaching English Language Learners
  • C.A.R.E. - Closing the Achievement Gap
  • Classroom Leadership
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders: An Introduction   
  • School Bullying Panel: South Hadley's Tragic Lesson