Creating Futures~Westside GEAR UP Professional Development-College Readiness Workshop~March 6-7, 2013
Please join us for the UW GEAR UP Educator Development Initiative’s professional development workshop, Creating Futures on March 6-7, at the SeaTac Marriott in SeaTac, Washington.
Jobs of the Future –Keynote address by Washington STEM. Washington STEM advances excellence, equity, and innovation in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education.
Career Exploration Tools -- Discover ways to engage your students in career exploration and preparation with the on-line tool Career Bridge, a site developed by WA’s Workforce Training and Education Coordinating Board.
Success at the University – Keynote speakers will present on how state research universities are supporting first-generation, low-income, and underrepresented students to be successful in obtaining degrees. Increase your understanding of retention programs, general education requirements, majors, as well as study abroad and research opportunities.
Learn from your Peers – Share effective models and best practices with GEAR UP colleagues.
Plan for your local context and GEAR UP program – Engage in productive program planning time with your team members
Exceptional Facilitation—Eric Davis, consultant with the UW Professional and Organizational Development, will bring his extensive experience as a facilitator of adult learning. Eric is an associate faculty member with Bellevue College and has worked in various capacities at higher learning institutions, including academic counseling, residential life, diversity initiatives, and minority student affairs.
**To receive the discounted lodging rate, it is important that you make your hotel room reservation(s) by Tuesday, February 12.
You can reserve your room by clicking on this link: Seattle Airport Marriott or by calling 1-800-228-9290 and telling the reservationist you are with the Washington State GEAR UP Program.