California Educator

February 2013

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> CALENDAR Learning and sharing opportunities FEBRUARY 22 APPLICATION DEADLINE Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarships MARCH 22���24 CONFERENCE Good Teaching Conference South Aimed at helping members of ethnic minorities in preparing for teachingrelated careers in public education, the fund is supported by voluntary contributions from CTA members and the CTA Foundation for Teaching and Learning. An applicant must be a member of a de���ned ethnic minority group and an active CTA or Student CTA member, or a dependent child of a CTA member. Applications must be postmarked by Friday, Feb. 22, 2013. Find out more: Los Angeles Airport Marriott Eliminating pesky behavior (gimmick free), books to use across the curriculum, money management tips for educators, and using podcasts, screencasts and the Web are a few topics in this conference designed to support excellent teaching and learning practices for classroom teachers. Find various workshops in curriculum content areas for K-12 teachers and time to network and share ideas with colleagues and experts in the ���eld. One-day pre-conference sessions on the Common Core State Standards, educatorled quality teaching and retirement planning are offered on Friday, at additional cost. Find out more: FEB 28���MAR 1 APRIL 3 CONFERENCE NOMINATION DEADLINE CTA/NEA-Retired Conference 2012 John Swett Awards Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport, Burlingame ���Protecting Your Future.��� If you are retired or are considering retirement in the next few years, you will bene���t from this conference. The workshops cover a wide variety of topics, including attacks on public pensions, federal and California retiree issues legislation, CTA/NEA-Retired member bene���ts, and health care issues. The keynote speaker is NEA Executive Committee member Paula Monroe. Find out more: The story of public education in California deserves to be told. And those who tell it well deserve to be singled out for public praise. The 54th annual John Swett Awards for Media Excellence, which are CTA���s highest honor for media professionals, herald outstanding coverage of public education issues in 2012. Newspaper, radio and television editors, reporters, producers, directors and bloggers are all encouraged to enter. Nominations may be submitted by April 3, 2013, by any CTA chapter (local af���liate) or Service Center Council. Entries are judged by panels of independent media professionals. Winners are awarded plaques at a special reception May 31 at State Council. A statewide CTA news release and full-page advertisement listing the winners in the Columbia Journalism Review give further recognition. Find out more: MARCH 1 EVENT Read Across America ���Reading Takes You Places.��� Join CTA in the annual, nationwide celebration of reading. This year���s featured book is Our California by Pam Mu��oz Ryan, illustrated by Rafael L��pez. Find out more: MARCH 1���3 CONFERENCE Equity and Human Rights Conference Hyatt Regency, Burlingame ���Leading the March Towards Equity and Human Rights for 150 Years and Counting.��� This is an ideal venue for ���nding and learning creative approaches to new and old challenges while collaborating with your peers and topic experts. Some 50 workshops will provide a greater understanding of diversity and equity issues. Find out more: ORD CROSSW N S O L U T IO 22 California Educator February 2013

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