WHY TEACH?  Warner School Event to Explore Careers in Teaching and Scholarship Opportunities

Why Teach? event imageThe University of Rochester’s Warner School of Education will host Why Teach?, an event for individuals to learn more about careers in teaching and the expanding job market in education. Participants of the Jan. 28, 2017 special event will have the opportunity to engage with educators in hands-on teaching and learning opportunities, learn how rewarding it is to be involved in work that is intellectually engaging and personally inspiring, and explore scholarship opportunities that make a career in teaching a real possibility.
ABOUT:  The Why Teach? event will provide meaningful conversations about teaching careers and opportunities, new understandings of the way people learn and what that means for teaching, and career paths in education. Faculty and students from the Warner School, as well as staff from admissions and career development, will be on hand to talk about their experiences in schools and other educational settings, provide information about programs and scholarship opportunities, and answer questions about career opportunities in teaching. Warner alumni will also be present to share how they have benefited from their Warner experience and provide insight into their experiences as teachers and their impact in the classroom and with students.
The Warner School currently guarantees all students in a teacher education program leading to New York State certification a 50 percent tuition scholarship. Innovative teacher education programs are offered for new teachers and advancing professionals 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 Warner's teaching certification programs.
TIME, DATE, PLACE:  The Why Teach? event will take place from noon to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 28, in LeChase Hall (Level 2) on the University of Rochester’s River Campus. 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 admissions staff is available at any time to answer questions and provide admissions counseling. Call 585-275-3950 or visit https://www.warner.rochester.edu/admissions for more information. The deadline to apply to begin graduate study this summer is March 15, 2017.
FOR MORE INFORMATION:  If you live to inspire, then you’ll love to teach. Learn more at the Jan. 28 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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