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Hosted by Northern Arizona University College of Education, this conference provides a professional development opportunity for our teacher candidates as they interact with recognized outstanding teachers through keynote addresses and breakout sessions. Our teacher candidates will take away best practices used daily in the classrooms they will soon be overseeing as they enter the teaching profession. Please register for sessions below. 
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Friday, March 31 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Community Organizing and Activism FULL

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Being a teacher means being an advocate for your students and your profession. Hear from members of the Arizona Education Association (AEA) about their work in social justice activism and community outreach and how belonging to the AEA provided them with leadership development and community organizing opportunities.


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avatar for Hugo Arreola

Hugo Arreola

Phoenix Union High School District
Phoenix Union High School District Technology Educator Phoenix Union Classified Employees Association member 2016 National Education Association Social Justice Award Finalist Hugo takes his own experience as a Dreamer to drive change for Dreamer students. He advocates for high school students from underserved communities so that they have equal opportunities and resources. He is also deeply engaged in community outreach and advocacy for... Read More →
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Cynthia Tercero-Sandoval

Phoenix Union High School District
Phoenix Union High School District Dropout Programs Developer Arizona Education Association member 2016 White House School Support Professional Champion of Change 2015 Arizona Education Association ESPecially for Kids Award Winner Cynthia has been an advocate for public education and at-risk youth for more than 20 years. For her work with helping students stay engaged in school and building community relations, she has received numerous... Read More →
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Joe Thomas

Arizona Education Association
Joe Thomas takes great pride in the work of the Arizona Education Association (AEA) and being a teacher.  “When school employees come together through Association work, they are demonstrating their intent to create better public schools.  The members of the Arizona Education Association lead from the values of fairness, equity, and respect.”   Thomas has been an AEA member since 1997 and in that time has served the... Read More →


Friday March 31, 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Eastburn 203

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