Come and engage in the joy of children’s and young adult literature in a day filled with amazing, award winning authors at the Gayle A. Zeiter Children’s & Young Adult Literature Conference. We are excited to welcome children’s/YA authors Ellen Hopkins, author of NY Times Best Selling titles including the Crank series; C. Alexander London, author of titles including The Wild Ones series and Proxy; and Judy Schachner, #1 NY Times bestselling author and illustrator of more than 24 titles including Skippyjon Jones and Dewey Bob. Register today!
Magna Publications and Academic Leader invite proposals for concurrent sessions for the 2017 Leadership in Higher Education Conference, October 19-21, 2017 in Baltimore, Md. This conference provides an opportunity for academic leaders to learn innovative strategies, trends, and best practices for effective management from nationally recognized experts and to network with like-minded peers from a wide range of academic institutions. Keynote and plenary speeches, concurrent interactive workshop sessions, and roundtable conversations foster a climate of learning and collaboration. Submit your proposal by March 31!
The UNLV College of Education is proud to work to expand existing best practice into “next generation practices” that address and overcome the challenges we face in education here in our state. The Second Annual Summit on Nevada Education welcomed educators, administrators, policy makers, community leaders, teacher preparation leaders, pre-service teachers and others with a direct link to education in Nevada to gather in an open forum to share ideas, challenges and lessons to improve and celebrate Nevada education. View highlights from the Summit here.
A new UNLV program that aims to open pathways into the teaching profession for more students of color is planning to use the Clark County School District as a laboratory, focusing on recruiting high school and college students to eventually fill many of the district’s current 360 teaching vacancies.
The long-term goal of the Abriendo Caminos/Opening Pathways program is to shift a teacher demographic that currently skews more than 75 percent white to more closely match that of the district’s student population.