Seminar To Help First-Year Teachers Survive and Thrive

Author: News Bureau
Posted: Tuesday, October 22, 2013 8:16 PM
Categories: School of Education and Behavioral Sciences | School of Education

Macon, GA

"Teaching, Learning, Collaborating," a one-day seminar to help new teachers learn to survive and thrive during their first year in the classroom, will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, at the Macon Campus of Middle Georgia State College.

The event, sponsored by the Student Professional Association of Georgia Educators (SPAGE) and the Middle Georgia State College School of Education, will feature presentations by current K-12 teachers and administrators, college faculty and PAGE Professional Learning Initiatives participants. The one-day course focuses on specific, real-world challenges facing new teachers.

Topics include classroom, time and stress management; designing engaging work for students; what principals seek in candidates; interviewing; networking and more.

Cost is $30 for SPAGE members; $40 for non-members. Cost covers registration, materials and lunch.

Register online at For more information, email Nancy Geiger-Greene of the Middle Georgia State School of Education at