The University of Findlay will host the 23rd Annual Future Educators Association State Conference on Friday, March 7.
The conference provides students and educators with opportunities to network with each other and allows students to develop leadership skills and gain important information about jobs in education.
More than 500 local high school students – Ohio’s future educators – will be on campus for this event.
Students are invited to compete in a variety of areas: essay, impromptu speech, lesson plan, scrapbook, T-shirt, ethical dilemma, multimedia, children’s literature, display, job application and interview, public speaking, state officer and honors.
Participants also may choose to attend a variety of sessions throughout the day. Topics include story ‘spinning,’ utilizing animals in the classroom with the Toledo Zoo, chemistry experiments, the power of positive thinking, teaching with Dr. Seuss, school safety, sign language, sensory disabilities, technology in the classroom and more.
For more information, contact the University’s College of Education at 419-434-4862.
The University of Findlay offers bachelor’s degrees in education, as well as a master of arts in education and a doctor of education. Visit www.findlay.edu/education/ for more information.