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Ed Week 2017

Cal State Fullerton’s College of Education presents Ed Week 2017. Our theme this year is “Rising Together”.

Ed Week is an opportunity for the campus community to learn about the impact of a credential or degree in education has while providing a spotlight for students and alumni to shine. We encourage everyone to participate and visit all of the incredible events we have in store!

For more info please download a flyer

Ed Week Outline of Events

Monday, November 13:
Online Conference – Zoom Presentations
This is a one-day event entirely online that covers a wide-range of topics related to education. COE alumni will present in real-time sessions using a web browser to connect to individual sessions. Here are the times and presenters:

  • 4:50pm-5:00pm – Welcome and Introduction to Ed Week 2017 and to the Alumni Association
    Vanessa Acuña, M.A. ’02, ’03, ‘07
    President of the Cal State Fullerton Alumni Association Board of Directors
    2nd Grade Teacher at East Whittier City School District
  • 5:00pm – Student-Centered Classrooms
    Al Rabanera, Ed.D., M.S. ’07, High School Math Teacher at Fullerton Joint Union High School District
    Are you interested in learning about how to implement a Strength-based Student-Centered Classroom? Investigate the student-centered classroom through the perspective of Professionalism, Pedagogy, and the Classroom. Join the conversation to learn and contribute.
  • 5:00pm – Navigating Your Professional Identity
    Michael Gamez, M.S. ’17, Academic Advisor at Chapman University
    Are you curious about how to establish your professional identity? As a student it is important to establish your professional identity sooner rather than later. This webinar will explore different ways to both navigate and establish your professional identity. At the end of this webinar, students should feel prepared to manage their professional identity development and use it as a tool.
  • 6:00pm – Blending Culturally Responsive Teaching with Common Core and NGSS
    Mayra C. Orozco, M.S. ’04,’05, 3rd Grade Teacher at Corona Norco Unified School District
    Keeping students engaged is a struggle in every classroom. Making sure that we are addressing all the Common Core Standards is another. Now with the New Generation Science Standards, we are feeling even more pressure. This webinar will give you ideas and strategies that teachers implemented through TACIB, a grant funded by the National Science Foundation, in collaboration with Cal State Fullerton and Discovery Cube. Lesson ideas integrate the Culturally Responsive teaching approach with Common Core Standards leading to higher levels of student engagement!
  • 6:00pm – Broadcasting from live from the CSU Chancellor’s Office In-House Studio for Live Online Learning
    David Kervella, M.S. ’17, Sr. Director, Systemwide Professional Development at CSU Chancellor’s Office
    Do you want to create a space for live online learning? I built a Studio, and it was easy! See how the California State University built a studio to serve the professional development of its employees and saved $600,000 in the last five years by doing so. Learn how we built the studio, what technology we are using to broadcast, and best practices for live content production.

Tuesday, November 14:
7th Annual Educational Research Symposium & Student Poster Presentations
From Research to Practice: Responding to Educational Challenges through Engaged Research 
– Titan Student Union Pavilions  4:30pm-7:30pm
By Educational Leadership
Join us for our 7th Annual Educational Research Symposium. Program activities include: Ed.D Alumni Panel, Ed.D Educational Leadership Alumni Research Posters, P-12 and Community College Leadership Research Posters, and invited poster presentations from the College of Education Credential and Master’s students. Reception to follow.

CLick here to RSVP for this event.

Wednesday, November 15:
“Writing in the Teaching Profession” Workshop – PLN-403  12:30pm-1:30pm
By the Center for Careers in Teaching
Notes home, letters to administrators, and emails to colleagues…there is a LOT of writing involved as future teachers! Get some writing tips for these scenarios, including helpful activities, templates, and handouts!

Reserve your spot for this workshop (and any of our other workshops for future teachers)

Ed Week Future Teacher Boot Camp – Titan Student Union Pavilion A & B 5pm-8pm
Come and learn what requirements are needed to enter a teaching credential program at CSUF. Learn how to become a substitute teacher as an undergraduate, connect with campus resources and gain insights from educational professionals and more! Food will be provided.

Thursday, November 16:
Future Teacher Festival and Club Resource Fair – Titan Walk 11am-1pm
Interested in a career in Teaching? Join us at our Future Teacher Festival and Club Resource Fair featuring information about the College of Education’s programs, services and resources. Meet and greet with COE’S Dean, faculty and staff, while enjoying music, food, and a photo booth!

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