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2015 Tomorrow’s Teachers Conference

SANTIAGO CANYON COLLEGE 
8045 E. Chapman Ave.
Orange, CA 92869
April 17, 2015 
8:00 am – 2:00 pm

Each year, Project Tomorrow invites California’s best and brightest high school students to a full-day, and interactive, conference for students who are interested in education and child care careers. This year’s Tomorrow’s Teachers Conference includes over 400 students participating in student workshops, a panel discussion with college/university students in the education career pathway, sessions with college professors and current K-12 teachers, a college fair, and much more!

Keynote: Joel Laguna [TEACH]
We welcome Joel Laguna as this year’s keynote speaker for the 2015 CFEA Conference. Joel is currently an English and History teacher at Thomas Starr King Middle School, and was one of four teachers featured on the documentary TEACH, directed by Davis Guggenheim. Follow the link above to learn more about Mr. Laguna and TEACH.

All CFEA members in good standing can participate in this fun filled conference with college and career exploration opportunities, networking opportunities, competitive events, and leadership development activities for students interested in education-related careers.

To learn more, contact Vinh Luong (vluong@tomorrow.org)
Special thanks to DIRECTV, the presenting sponsor for this year’s conference. Through DIRECTV Goes to School, DIRECTV offers an educational television experience at no cost to any qualifying, state-accredited school, grades K-12. Their SCHOOL CHOICE programming package gives schools access to current events coverage and breaking news, as well as educational programming to enhance their students’ classroom experience. To learn more about DirecTV and their Goes to School program, click here.

Getting to Know the Project Tomorrow Team

Happy Friday!

We hope you all had a fantastic week! It’s Friday which means it’s time to meet another one of our fabulous team members. Today we would like to introduce you to Meredith Kohl, our Special Projects Manager!

Meredith Kohl
Special Projects Manager
Project Tomorrow
949-609-4660 x20 voice
Meredith Kohl serves as Special Projects Manager for Project Tomorrow®.  Her present work focuses on the organization’s Tomorrow’s Teacher Initiative, which stimulates and nurtures the development of a new generation of K-12 teachers in math and science by leveraging Project Tomorrow’s YouthTEACH2Learn and California Future Educators Association (CFEA) programs across the state.  Meredith joined the Project Tomorrow® team in 2012 as the Youth Leadership Summit Coordinator. Her previous experience includes serving as a corps member with Teach for America in the Las Vegas Valley and a Fulbright Fellow to Italy, along with administrative and programmatic nonprofit work at the Center for Teaching Quality in North Carolina. She holds a California elementary teaching certification as well as a master of education in curriculum and instruction, and currently teaches and directs the lower elementary education program at Bridges Reading and Writing Institute in Irvine.

In her free time, Meredith enjoys anything Italian, playing soccer, crafting and design projects, and Saturday morning brunch excursions with her husband—we’re always looking for tasty spots in Orange County. Recommendations welcome and greatly appreciated. 😉

Please be sure to check back next week to meet Marianne Miller, Grants Manager!
Thanks for reading!

-The Project Tomorrow Team