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Education Week Set For March 20-24

Published: March 20, 2017

With one of the highlights being a Thursday, March 23 screening of the feature-length documentary “Most Likely to Succeed,” in partnership with the CSU Collaborative for the Advancement of Linked Learning, the College of Education (CED) will hold its annual Education Week Monday through Friday, March 20-24. The week of events is a coordinated effort to heighten awareness of CED’s programs and give students opportunities to explore programs and careers.

In addition to the documentary, other highlights of the week include a discussion on “Fake News and Social Media” on March 20, with library, media, and education experts; a March 22 panel discussion on “The Empowerment of Black Girls and Women from K-16,” to bring awareness to students’ experiences and the possibilities for shared understanding; and on March 24, in partnership with Long Beach City College and Long Beach Unified School District, the “Long Beach College Promise-Future Teachers Clubs” event will bring our next generation of teachers to visit CSULB and learn about the CED.

Each day there will be workshops, student association meetings and information sessions related to all programs in CED.

A schedule of daily events includes:

Monday, March 20

Information Booth: Explore our Programs
– 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. | Location: Near Wallstreet Cafe and College of Business Administration (CBA)
– Attendees have the opportunity to speak with CED staff/faculty about programs.

• Study Abroad Partnerships for Impactful Global Learning
o 3-4 p.m. | Location: Anatol Center AS-119
o Faculty members will share their students’ international experiences and how it impacted their learning.
Pizza with the Dean: An Open Forum for Students with the Dean
o 4-5 p.m.| Location: EED Lobby
o Join the CED ASI Senators for an open conversation with the college dean.

Career Development Center Workshop: Resume Writing for Educators
o 5-6 p.m.| Location: Anatol Center AS-119
o This workshop is geared toward students and alumni interested in a career in education. Learn how to develop a professional resume that can uniquely describe your career objectives, skills, education and experience.

Be a Savvy User: Fake News and Social Media
o 6-7 p.m. | Location: Anatol Center AS-119
o What is fake news? Who creates fake news-and why? What are the consequences of fake news? How can you identify it, and how can you help others not be “faked out” by the news? Find out answers to these questions and more at the session.

Tuesday, March 21

Information Booth: Explore our Programs
o 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. | Location: Near Wallstreet Cafe and CBA
o Attendees have the opportunity to speak with CED faculty/staff about programs.

Career Development Center Webinar: Prepare for the Education Job Fair
o 4:30-5 p.m. | Location: Online (More details TBD)
o This workshop is geared toward students and alumni interested in a career in education. You will learn specific things you can do to be successful at the job fair.

Reception for Promoting Resilience and Academic Success
o 4-5 p.m. | Location: Anatol Center AS-119
o Reception for the “Promoting Resilience and Academic Success” event, hosted by Pedro Noguera, a Distinguished Professor of Education in the Graduate School of Education and Information Sciences at UCLA.

Annual Veffie Milstead Jones Lecture: Reducing Racial Disparities in School Discipline by Pedro Noguera
o 5-6:30 p.m. | Location: Anatol Center AS-119
o Talk by Noguera where he examines strategies schools can take to reduce racial disparities in school discipline, improve school safety, student achievement and academic engagement in school. .

Wednesday, March 22

COESA Spring Mixer: “COE-Chella”
o 11 a.m.-1 p.m. | Location: Near Job Fair at University Student Union (USU)
o All CED students are invited to the COESA Spring Mixer where they can network with others students, faculty and staff.

Education Job Fair
o 12-4 p.m. | USU Ballrooms
o With more than 90 employers participating, this is an excellent opportunity for educators of all kinds to explore jobs possibilities. Attendees should to bring their resume because districts can interview and possibly hire teachers that day. For more information about Education Job Fair click here.

Urban Dual Credential Program (UDCP) Meet and Greet
o 3-4 p.m. | Location: EED-18C
o Learn about the Urban Dual Credential Program (UDCP) and meet current candidates to ask questions. The UDCP program allows candidates to complete their Multiple Subject Credential Program and Education Specialist Credential Program concurrently in a clinical setting. To learn more click here.

Educational Leadership (Ed.D Program) Information Session
o 4-5 p.m. | Location: AS-235
o Interested in pursuing a doctoral degree? This information session covers the application process, program requirements, a brief introduction to the program and what to expect in the program.

We Are #CollegeofED – Live Facebook Event
o 5-6 p.m. | Location: Online
o CED Graduate and Credential students invite you to see who makes up the college. Meet graduates from various programs to see what grad school life is like and why they picked programs at CSULB. Visit the CED on Facebook.

The Empowerment of Black Girls and Women from K-16
o 6-7:30 p.m. | Location: TBD
o Event description coming soon!

Thursday, March 23

Campus Advisor Information Session and Breakfast

o 8:30-10 a.m. | Location: Anatol Center AS-119
o CSULB undergraduate advisors are invited to an information session to learn more about the CED’s bachelor’s degree, initial credentials, master’s degrees, advanced credentials and doctoral program. Participation by invitation only. Contact the Teacher Preparation Advising Center for more information (562-985-1105).

Credential Center Added Authorization Workshop

o 3-3:30 p.m. | Location: EED-42
o If you are planning to pursue or already have a Multiple or Single Subject Teaching Credential did you know you can add additional subject areas onto a general education teaching credential? This workshop can show you how.

UTEACH Meet and Greet
o 3-4 p.m. | Location: Anatol Center AS-119
o Come learn about the Schools First Federal Credit Union Urban Teacher Academy in a Clinical Home (UTEACH) Pathway in the Multiple Subject Credential Program. The UTEACH Pathway allows candidates to complete their Multiple Subject Credential Program in a clinical setting.

“Most Likely to Succeed” Documentary Screening
o 6:30-9 p.m. | Location: Anatol Center AS-119
o “Most Likely to Succeed” is a film that inspires audiences with a sense of purpose and possibility, and is bringing school communities together in re-imagining what our students and teachers are capable of accomplishing.
o Seating is limited and RSVP is required. To RSVP click here.

Friday, March 24

Long Beach College Promise-Future Teachers Clubs
o 11 a.m.-2 p.m. | Location: Anatol Center AS-119
o In a joint partnership with Long Beach Unified School District and Long Beach City College, the CED is hosting a Future Teachers Clubs event on campus. Take a tour of the campus with the CED student ambassadors, followed by lunch and a student information panel discussion.

Graduate Programs Information Meeting
o 3:30-5 p.m. | Location: EED-Lobby Area
o The Graduate Studies Office in the CED will hold a Graduate Programs Information Session. This information session will provide an overview of the Master’s Degrees and Programs and cover the application and admission criteria in detail.

Be a Teacher! TPAC Information Session
o 3-4:30 p.m. | Location: Anatol Center AS-119
o Whether you have been thinking about the possibility of becoming a teacher or plan to apply to one of the programs, this session provides information on CED’s Multiple Subject, Single Subject, and Education Specialist credential programs.

For the most updated information and/or to RSVP to events, visit the Education Week website.

–Shayne Schroeder