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Pennsylvania School Study Council to present teacher leaders conference
The Pennsylvania School Study Council will present a virtual conference, “Teacher Leaders and the Crisis in the Teaching Profession: Global Perspectives/Rural Realities” on Wednesday, March 15. The goal of the event is to bring together rural teachers and administrators with academic researchers, reform advocates and policymakers to identify the areas or issues most critical to recruiting and retaining teachers during this crisis; identify new forms of collaboration between local school districts and institutions of higher education; and envision new ways that districts and universities can engage with and support the activities of teachers as leaders within their schools and communities. Find more information here.
Registration open for We Are Weekend
Registration is now open for We Are Weekend, set for June 16-17 on the University Park campus. Hosted by the Penn State Alumni Association, the weekend will feature an entirely in-person agenda, with virtual events available June 12-15. Registration details will be sent via email. To update your email or ensure the correct one is on file, visit the Alumni Association’s website. You can also click on “Update Your Information” at the bottom of any of the Alumni Association’s web pages. Learn more here.
Consortium on Substance Use and Addiction to host fourth annual conference
The Social Science Research Institute’s Consortium on Substance Use and Addiction will host its fourth annual conference, “Evidence to Impact,” in-person and via Zoom from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday, May 1, in the HUB-Robeson Center at the University Park campus. The annual conference of the consortium brings together researchers, students, practitioners and community leaders to focus on community-engaged solutions to problems of substance use. The all-day event is free, but attendees are required to register. Read more here.
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