The California Higher Education Sustainability Conference (CHESC) highlights cutting-edge research, as well as case studies with proven successes in curriculum development, operational programs, and community partnerships. This unique event is jointly organized by independent / private colleges, California Community Colleges, California State Universities, and the University of California creating the opportunity for dialogue across institutions.
The registration site lists below as the location:
UCSB Department of Geography
1832 Ellison Hall
How do we engage today’s students, in today’s world, with literary and nonfiction texts?
Join us and veteran teachers Leila Christenbury and Ken Lindblom in answering these questions in an event that will advance your practice and transform your classroom!
NCTE’s Summer Institute is informed by more than 70 years of combined classroom experience, a large body of research in the discipline, and the collective expertise of a broad network of English educators.
Held in the beautiful and historic Providence Biltmore Hotel in the heart of downtown Providence, Rhode Island, this institute is both a celebration of and a call to action for veteran English teachers, and will ensure that you:
* Reenergize yourself by rethinking your role as a veteran English teacher
* Discover advanced approaches to teaching literary and informational text
* Develop a firmer understanding of how to responsibly navigate controversial topics without avoiding them
* Explore new technologies, including social media platforms, that can electrify your classroom in exciting, relevant ways for you and your students
* Meet like-minded colleagues from many states who can refresh your thinking
* Build a lasting professional network to strengthen your efforts (and sense of humor) as you walk this continuing journey called teaching English.
All participants will take home a copy of Continuing the Journey: Becoming a Better Teacher of Literature and Informational Texts, a comprehensive presenter handout packet, and a personalized certificate of attendance for 15 CPUs.