Thursday, January 30, 20, 8:30 - 5:30 p.m.,
Simpson College, Kent Campus Center (701 N C St, Indianola, IA) ​​​​​​

Please register online. TLC Credit: Traditional, UI REACH

Presenter: check website for updated list of presenters.

The Outstanding Educators’ Academy of the Iowa Department of Education in partnership with the Iowa State Education Association, Simpson College and its Department of Education are hosting the 5th Annual Emerging Educators Academy on January 30, 2020.

The conference is for all Pre-Service and 1st through 3rd year Teachers as well as their mentors.

Participants will have the opportunity to learn from and collaborate with outstanding Iowa educators, professional leaders, and Department of Education consultants to focus on recruiting and retaining effective educators.

This year educators will explore "Perspectives in our Practice and breakout sessions will focus on building classroom community, mental health and loving teaching.  Participants will also spend time with both student and teacher panels exploring different perspectives in teaching.  There will be several special keynote addresses as well as time for teams to discuss learning and plans for success in their schools.  We encourage teams of beginning teachers and mentors to attend together.  The intent of this conference is to provide support and encouragement to all educators.

*Early Bird* Registration by end of day December 15th - $25
December 16 - January 6 - $30
(Cost covers material, lunch, snacks & t-shirt)

PLEASE NOTE DEADLINE! Registration CLOSES end of business on January 6th. Payment must be made at time of registration with a credit card.

Click here for event's website and registration page.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact the Baker Teacher Leader Center, 319-335-5623, in advance.