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Hundreds of Tri-State Students to Attend "Exploring Teaching Day" on UE campus

Posted: Thursday, November 9, 2023

The University of Evansville (UE) is thrilled to present "Exploring Teaching Day," an engaging and insightful event set to take place on November 13, 2023, in Eykamp Hall in the Ridgway University Center. This day is dedicated to celebrating the teaching profession and inspiring the educators of tomorrow.

Keynote speaker Tara Cocanower, the 2022-23 Indiana Teacher of the Year, will share her experiences, insights, and passion for education during the event. Attendees will have the opportunity to gain valuable knowledge from one of Indiana's outstanding educators.

The day will also feature a roundtable discussion with local educators, EVSC Superintendent Dr. David Smith, and other local educational leaders. This panel of experts will provide insights into the field of education, sharing their diverse perspectives and experiences.

Approximately 300 K-12 students are expected to attend, offering them a glimpse into the world of teaching and the opportunities it presents. Students will participate in exciting activities, including a services scavenger hunt and campus tour.

"Education is the key to unlocking a world of possibilities.," said Dr. Amy McBride, Associate Professor of Education. "At UE, we believe education extends beyond the classroom and we are honored to host this day to inspire and to shape the future of educators. We look forward to celebrating the art of teaching and the power of knowledge."

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