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February 04, 2014
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Huntingdon College
News Release

State Superintendent Tommy Bice to welcome participants in education seminar

Education seminar 2013Montgomery, Ala.—Some of Alabama's finest educators will be among those who welcome prospective teachers during the Huntingdon College Teacher Education program's "Yes! You Can Teach!" seminar, to be held Friday, February 7, in Ligon Chapel, Flowers Hall.  Scheduled to speak for the opening session at 9:30 a.m. is State Superintendent Tommy Bice.  The closing session, beginning at 1:30 p.m., will feature Alabama 2013–2014 Teacher of the Year Allison Grizzle, Alabama Association for School Curriculum and Development president Patrick Chappell, and AASCD executive president Jane Cobia. Alabama Elementary Teacher of the Year Tracy Pruitt will present one of the workshops.  

"Yes! You Can Teach!" is a seminar for high school students who are interested in entering the teaching field. This is the second year the College has partnered with the AASCD and the Alabama State Department of Education to offer the seminar. Following the welcome session, students may choose to attend two of the following workshops:  Heed the Signals: You Might Be a Teacher If ...; What Do Teachers Do?; What Other Doors Are Open To Me?; Calling All Archimedes and Einstein Minds; Having a Heart for Children with Special Needs; and What is College Life Like as an Education Major?  The workshop will also include a seminar for visiting high school educators, who will attend with their students.  
For more information, contact Dr. Celia Smith Rudolph '80, chair of the Huntingdon College Teacher Education Program, at, or Dr. Joy House, assistant professor of education, at 



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