UNC to Host National Teaching Conference

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The University of Northern Colorado will host a national conference to share information, practices, policies and research pertaining to teacher candidates' experiences in school settings.

The National Field Experience Conference April 14-15 at the University Center, 2101 10th Ave., will include 45 sessions on a wide variety of topics from faculty and staff representing 28 colleges and universities nationwide, three K-12 school districts in the state, and a UNC partner university in Thailand. Zacharie Clements, a former professor and author of Truisms, Laughter and Contemplation for Road Warriors, will deliver the keynote address.

Lunch the first day will also include a discussion of "teachable moments" that have formed or altered teacher attitudes, beliefs, and perspectives of the educational process and students.

For more information, including a schedule of events, visit www.unco.edu/cebs/nfec.