HUMAN RIGHTS AWARDS
Jan. 8, 2010
The CTA Human Rights Awards Program was adopted by CTA’s State Council of Education in October 1984, and was further augmented to include seven new categories of awards in the ensuing years. The goal of the awards program is to promote the development of programs for the advancement and protection of human and civil rights within the association. The deadline for nominations is Jan. 8, 2010.
For more information, visit www.cta.org/mycta/profession/awards/hr.
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIPS
March 5, 2010
CTA and Student CTA established a living memorial in the form of a scholarship fund to aid members of ethnic minorities in preparing for teaching related careers in public education. This scholarship is supported by voluntary contributions from the CTA membership and the CTA Foundation for Teaching and Learning. Scholarships vary each year depending on the amount of contributions and on the financial need of individual applicants. In order to be eligible, an applicant must be pursuing a teaching-related career in public education and be a member of a defined ethnic minority group. Applications for this scholarship are due by Friday, March 5, 2010.
For more information, visit www.cta.org/mycta/profession/scholarships/mlk.
URBAN ISSUES CONFERENCE
Feb. 26–28, 2010
The Fairmont Hotel
Urban and suburban schools are faced with meeting the diverse needs of students, especially with the recent state budget costs to education. The goal of the CTA Urban Issues Conference is to provide participants the opportunities to promote the interests of quality public education through powerful dialogues and effective elective sessions. This conference will focus on sharing tools and best practices by our members and staff who work in urban and suburban settings using dialogue as a powerful tool for change. Join your colleagues as we build on successful models to impact and improve the future of urban education.
For more information, visit www.cta.org/mycta/profession/conferences/cta/Urban+Issues+Conference.htm.
EQUITY AND HUMAN RIGHTS CONFERENCE
March 5–7, 2010
Marriott Hotel Irvine
The 2010 Equity and Human Rights Conference theme, “A Nation for All: Celebrating the Diversity in Education,” reflects CTA’s mission of protecting the rights of children and youth to be educated in an equitable and safe public school environment. The 19th year of the conference will feature workshops that address classroom strategies in underperforming schools, as well as women’s issues and diversity education. The conference highlights will be the Saturday Human Rights Awards Luncheon and the Friday evening and Sunday morning student entertainment.
For more information, visit www.cta.org/mycta/profession/conferences/cta/Equity+and+Human+Rights.htm.
GOOD TEACHING CONFERENCE SOUTH
March 12–14, 2010
Westin Bonaventure Hotel
The CTA Good Teaching Conference, presented in Northern and Southern editions, is designed to support excellent teaching and learning practices for classroom teachers. Offering a variety of diverse workshops in curriculum content areas for K-12 teachers, the conference provides opportunities for professional development and offers time to network and share ideas with colleagues and experts in the field. Highlights include sessions on innovative educational best practices, content development, technology, classroom management, and much more.
For more information, visit www.cta.org/mycta/profession/conferences/cta/Good+Teaching+Conf.htm.
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