“The CTA New Educator’s Conference was a great professional development event to attend as a new teacher. The breakout sessions included workshops on classroom management, pedagogy, assessment, and healthy living that were helpful for me as a first year teacher establishing myself as an educator. I also really enjoyed networking with new educators from my local and from across the state!”
Willis Jepson Middle School
The conference was incredible and I am so grateful I was selected! There were a lot of resources from workshops that I am actually already implementing. I was able to organize my Google drive and some of the behavior management techniques were helpful too. It was great to meet people with shared interests and common experiences. I truly felt that CTA values me as an educator and appreciate the time and effort they put in to give us a forum to learn about “All the Things”. Contracts and dues are a complicated thing and this conference helped me put it all into perspective. I feel privileged to be part of a dedicated and hard-working union! It was an inspiring, motivating weekend and I have made some great connections as well as feel empowered to be a better educator that will break the 5 year curse.
Thanks again for everything!!!
Hemlock Elementary School
Overall it was great! I just wish there was more for SPED and ideas for ELD students. But maybe that would have to be a totally separate conference.
I liked all of the classroom management ideas 🙂
Browns Valley Elementary School
The Vacaville Teachers Association is a collective of hard working educators. To have the opportunity to support our first and second year teachers at the New Educators Conference is the best part of Member Engagement. I was privileged to join such a great group of new and veteran educators!
Vacaville Teachers Association Vice President