EVENT: UR Warner School Hosts “WHY TEACH?” Event

Why Teach? event posterTIME, DATE, PLACE: Noon to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 28, in LeChase Hall, Room 215, on the University of Rochester’s River Campus.
WHAT/WHO:  The University of Rochester’s Warner School of Education will host a “WHY TEACH?” event to explore what it takes to become a teacher. The event will provide meaningful conversations about teaching as a career, given the larger educational policy issues impacting educators and K-12 schools today, and highlight the challenges and possibilities of careers in teaching. The event will feature examples of enticing and innovative teaching practices in most subject areas and a panel discussion with current educators who will share their experiences in K-12 public and charter schools. Representatives from the Warner School will be on hand to provide information and answer questions about career opportunities in teaching.
REGISTRATION:  Registration is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be provided. To register for the event or for more information, contact the Warner School at (585) 275-3950 or admissions@warner.rochester.edu, or visit www.warner.rochester.edu.
PARKING:  Parking is free on River Campus. Click HERE for a campus map and then choose River Campus to locate parking and LeChase Hall.
ADMISSIONS:  The Warner School offers a number of scholarship opportunities, including full-tuition scholarships for teacher preparation programs in mathematics, science, inclusive and special education, and teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL). The deadline to apply for the 2015-16 academic year is March 15, 2015.

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About the Warner School of Education
Founded in 1958, the University of Rochester’s Warner School of Education (www.warner.rochester.edu) offers master’s and doctoral degree programs in teaching and curriculum, school leadership, higher education, educational policy, counseling, human development, and health professions education. The Warner School of Education offers an accelerated option for its EdD programs that allows eligible students to earn a doctorate in education in as few as three years part time while holding a professional job in the same field. The Warner School of Education is recognized both regionally and nationally for its tradition of preparing practitioners and researchers to become leaders and agents of change in schools, universities, and community agencies; generating and disseminating research; and actively participating in education reform. 

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