Join the Educational Studies Program for a discussion about different pathways to teaching on Wednesday October 26th, 2011,  from 6:30-8pm, in Terrace B and C, Mather Hall, at Trinity College. See comments below from alumni and students who plan to participate, and add your own. Also, check out the “Pathways to Teaching” advising page on the Educational Studies Program website.

Agenda: Each guest will be invited to speak for 3 minutes about his/her pathway into teaching and reflections on the experience:

6:30pm Welcome (by Professors Andrea Dyrness and Jack Dougherty)

6:40pm Laurie Gutmann Kahn ’03 (via Skype)

6:45pm Tracey Wilson ’77

6:50pm Heather Moore ’08 (via Skype)

6:55pm Beth McDonald ’87

7:00pm Jason Haber ’08 (via Skype)

7:05pm Maureen Kay Sigler ’99

7:10pm Jason Symmes ’09 (via Skype)

7:15pm Kate McEachern ’07

7:20pm Blake Fisher ’11 (via Skype)

7:25pm Jackie Kahan ’08 and Samantha Alcala ’11 (both posted comments, but cannot participate tonight)

7:35pm Begaeta Nukic ’11 (via Skype)

Closing and time for individual conversations

Trinity alumni — If you’ve taught in a preK-12 classroom, share your story about your pathway, and advice for those who wish to follow, in a three-minute talk in person OR via Skype at our event. Please RSVP by posting a comment below and tell us a bit about yourself (including your class year). Alumni who are attending in person will be invited to arrive at 6pm for a light meal.

Trinity students — If you’re curious about exploring different pathways to teaching with our alumni, please tell us more about your interests by posting a comment below (and include your class year).

Alumni who plan to participate in person or online:

<figcaption class="wp-caption-text">Heather Moore ‘08</figcaption></figure>

<figcaption class="wp-caption-text">Laurie Gutmann Kahn ‘03</figcaption>
<figcaption class="wp-caption-text">Jason Haber ‘08</figcaption>
<figcaption class="wp-caption-text">Jason Symmes ‘09</figcaption>
<figcaption class="wp-caption-text">Beth MacDonald ‘87</figcaption>
<figcaption class="wp-caption-text">Kate McEachern ‘07</figcaption>
<figcaption class="wp-caption-text">Tracey Wilson ‘77</figcaption>
<figcaption class="wp-caption-text">Maureen Kay Sigler ‘99</figcaption>
<figcaption class="wp-caption-text">Blake Fisher ‘11</figcaption>
<figcaption class="wp-caption-text">Jackie Kahan ‘08</figcaption>
<figcaption class="wp-caption-text">Begaeta Nukic ‘11</figcaption>
<figcaption class="wp-caption-text">Samantha Alcala ‘11</figcaption>

Questions? Email Jack Dougherty, Associate Professor and Director of Educational Studies, or student event coordinator, Danyelle Doldoordian.