EVENT: UR Warner School of Education to Help Individuals Launch a Fulfilling Career in Teaching

Why Teach? event imageThe University of Rochester Warner School of Education will host a Why Teach? event for individuals considering a career in education. Participants of the Feb. 27, 2016 special event will learn about the positive job outlook in teaching and explore the career opportunities available to educators.  
ABOUT:  The Why Teach? event will provide meaningful conversations about teaching and internship opportunities, highlight careers and career paths in teaching, and feature hands-on, engaging classroom experiences. Representatives from the Warner School will be on hand to provide information about programs and scholarship opportunities, including the new minimum 50 percent scholarships for all teaching certification programs, and to answer questions about career opportunities in teaching.  Warner alumni will also be present to share how they have benefited from the Warner difference and provide insight into how they are helping to make a lasting impact in the classroom for all students.
The Warner School offers innovative teacher education programs, leading to New York State certification, in early childhood and elementary, math, English, science, social studies, reading and literacy, foreign language/Latin, teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL), special education and inclusion with significant disabilities. Learn more about these teaching certification programs here or visit www.warner.rochester.edu/programs/teaching.
TIME, DATE, PLACE:  The Why Teach? event will take place from noon to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 27, in LeChase Hall (Room 215) on the University of Rochester’s River Campus.  For directions, click here or visit www.rochester.edu/maps and then choose River Campus to locate parking and LeChase Hall. The event is free.
PARKING: Free parking will be available for all registrants of the event in Library Lot on River Campus.
ADMISSIONS:  The Warner School offers a number of scholarship opportunities, including the guaranteed 50 percent teaching scholarships; full-tuition scholarships for teacher preparation programs in mathematics, science, inclusive and special education, and TESOL; and Fifth Year in Teaching Scholarships for qualified University of Rochester undergraduates committed to teaching in urban schools. The deadline to apply to begin graduate study this summer is March 15, 2016.
FOR MORE INFORMATION:  If you live to inspire, then you’ll love to teach. Learn more at the Feb. 27 Why Teach? event. Register today at www.whyteachnow.com or call 585-275-3950.
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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