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Michele Lamons, 2011 Contra Costa Teacher of the Year

9th Annual 'Day of Teacher' March 26 at CSUEB's Concord Campus

  • February 24, 2011
  • MEDIA CONTACT: Darice Ingram, Communications Assistant, Concord Campus, (925) 602-6772
  • or Barry Zepel, Media Relations Officer, (510) 885-3884

Anyone interested in exploring teaching as a career will want to attend “Day of the Teacher: Touching Lives Forever" March 26 at the Concord Campus of California State University, East Bay, 4700 Ygnacio Valley Road. The event is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Early bird admission is $15, which includes lunch, all workshop materials, mock interviews and networking opportunities.

“Day of the Teacher” will provide a series of workshops exploring teaching opportunities through subjects including “Technology in the Classroom,” “Effective Classroom Management Techniques” and “Teaching in a Multicultural Classroom.” Additional workshops will explore CBEST/CSET test taking strategies and “Marketing your Teaching Career.”

Presenters and session leaders include Cal State East Bay staff and faculty members and other experienced teaching professionals. The event features a welcome by Joseph Ovick, superintendent for Contra Costa County Office of Education, and a keynote address by Michele Lamons, 2011 Contra Costa County Teacher of The Year.

The event is open to anyone considering teaching as a career, as well as new and seasoned kindergarten through 12-grade education professionals. Space is limited. Registration and additional information are available online at http://www20.csueastbay.edu/concord/day-of-teacher.html.

Direct questions to Annie Nogales Chandler, event coordinator, at annie.chandler@csueastbay.edu or (925) 602-8638 or Darice Ingram at darice.ingram@csueastbay.edu or (925) 602-6772.

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