Close to a dozen students
from The Career Academy placed in the top 10 at a national educational
conference this summer.
More than 1,000 students from
across the nation attended the 2017 Educators Rising National Conference in
Phoenix June 23-26. The conference is for students who are interested in
exploring teaching as a future career. It featured speakers, breakout sessions
“In addition to the
competition, the students also were able to network with other future teachers
from across the nation,” said Jame Cartwright, TCA Early Childhood instructor.
“They attended valuable breakout sessions, a (Arizona) Diamondbacks baseball
game, toured Arizona State University and explored downtown Phoenix.”
The goal of Educators Rising is for students to take leadership
roles, showcase their teaching skills by earning micro-credentials, and
discovering scholarships to help reach their goal of becoming a teacher.
The following TCA students
placed in the top 10 at the conference:
Research Learning Challenges:
Ally Fricke, Emma Miller.
Ethical Dilemma: Emily Cole,
Ryleigh Gebers, Riana Prudente, Caila Gans.
Exploring Support Services:
Impromptu Speaking: Ryleigh
Children’s Literature K-3:
Maria Kamar, Marga Galins.
Children’s Literature Higher
Ed: Emma Davis.