Azusa, CA (2017) — Los Angeles County teachers will gather at Azusa Pacific University on July 28, 2017, for the third annual Better Together: Now More Than Ever, California Teachers Summit, a free statewide day of learning and networking open to all California PreK-12 teachers, teacher candidates, school administrators, and other educators. One of 35 locations across the state, Azusa Pacific invites Los Angeles County area teachers to share ideas and learn effective strategies for implementing the California Standards in their classrooms. The summit will take place from 8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. in the Mary Hill Theater, located at 701 E. Foothill Blvd, in Azusa.

“Azusa Pacific University’s School of Education is honored to be a host of the Better Together Summit—the largest teacher development event in California,” said Anita Fitzgerald Henck, Ph.D., dean and professor of the School of Education. “This professional training opportunity helps our teacher candidates, alumni, and teachers in local districts cultivate inclusive classroom settings and provide strong student support.”

The summit will feature keynote addresses by education leaders, TED-style EdTalks presented by area teachers, and Edcamp discussions on topics such as the California Standards in English/language arts and math, and the Next Generation Science Standards. Teachers will also benefit from access to new resources and proven classroom tools. Before and after the summit, the Better Together community will convene a series of online and offline events to deepen the conversation, share resources, and help teachers stay connected throughout the year.

The Association of Independent California Colleges and Universities (AICCU), the California State University (CSU) system, and New Teacher Center (NTC) partnered to host this free statewide day of learning. Through their networks, the organizers will reach educators at every stage in their development.

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The School of Education comprises three departments and more than 60 programs. These professional preparation programs that offer credentials in K-12 areas of specialization are accredited by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

Rachel White
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