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Future Rural Teachers Summit

Join us on Thursday, February 2, 2023 and discover what it’s like to be a teacher in one of Colorado's rural schools. You'll spend the evening meeting peers, connecting with the Colorado Center for Rural Education staff, current students, faculty, and more! 

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Future Rural Teachers Summit Agenda

3:00 – 5:30 p.m.

Arrive For Lodging Check-In

5:30 – 6:00 p.m.

Event Check-In

UNC University Center, Panorama Room

6:00 – 6:30 p.m.

Welcome & Opening Activity

Robert Fulton, State Coordinator, Colorado Center for Rural Education

6:30 – 7:15 p.m.


7:15 – 8:00 p.m.

Becoming a Bear

UNC Student Panel

8:00 – 8:30 p.m.


Autumn Rivera, 2022 Colorado Teacher of the Year

8:30 – 9:00 p.m.

Closing Activity

Lodging and Board 

Lodging will be provided free of charge to students and designated chaperones who attend the Future Rural Teachers Summit. Lodging details will be e-mailed to registrants in a separate communication prior to the Future Rural Teachers Summit.

Colorado Center for Rural Education

The Colorado Center for Rural Education is here to convene, connect, and build capacity for all of Colorado’s educator preparation programs, rural alternative teacher licensure programs, rural school districts, and diverse rural education stakeholders to improve the recruitment and retention of Colorado’s rural educators. 

Questions? Please don't hesitate to reach out!

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