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June 2011

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SU10-1064 CA Educator Ad_SU10-1064 CA Educator Ad 8/9/10 9:54 AM Page 1 Heads up! Conferences and events New! Introducing the Clear Credential Program (Single and Multiple Subject) The UC San Diego Extension SB 2042 Clear Credential program is designed for public, charter and private school teachers who are employed in a school or district that do not have an Induction program. After completing the program, students can then initiate the formal recommendation to the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing. The new UC San Diego Extension Clear Credential Program is: • 100% online. • designed to to meet the new standards defined by the CCTC. • one of the first programs to be made available under the new CCTC standards. • specifically designed to be completed within one year. • UC San Diego Extension is now accepting applications for the new program. To view credential requirements, the program FAQ and to download an application please visit our Clear Credential program page at UC San Diego Extension also offers accessible and affordable online programs for K-12 and Postsecondary Educators. • New courses begin every month • Most programs can be completed online within 1 year • Interactive, Research-Based Programs with Practical Classroom Application Programs include: • CLAD Through CTEL • CCTC-Approved Reading Certificate • Career and Technical Education (CTE) • College Counseling For more information, please contact • Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) • Teaching Adult Learners • Teaching Online • Professional Development/ Salary Point Coursework SAVE OUR SCHOOLS MARCH AND NATIONAL CALL TO ACTION Washington, D.C. Local Rally, State Capitol, Sacramento July 30, 2011 Save Our Schools, a grassroots movement dedi- cated to restoring educator, parent, student and community influence over education policy, will stage a march and rally in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, July 30. CTA has endorsed this event (see story on page 22). On the same day, there will be a rally at noon in Sacramento co-spon- sored by Student CTA and Save Our Schools. The shared goals are to achieve equitable funding for public education, an end to high-stakes testing, curriculum developed for and by local communi- ties, and teacher/community leadership in forming public education policies. For more infor- mation, visit and SUMMER INSTITUTE UCLA (De Neve Plaza and Sunset Village) July 31–August 5, 2011 The premier workshop of its kind, CTA’s Summer In- stitute offers sessions in a variety of areas that assist chapter leaders in the day-to-day representation and support of members, and features hands-on ac- tivities to hone the skills needed to meet the chal- lenges of the coming year. Sessions include strands/ tracks on Communications, Instruction and Profes- sional Development, Emerging Leaders, Bargaining, School Finance, Health Care Benefits and Issues, Le- gal, Member Benefits, and Community Outreach. For more information, visit GLBT CONFERENCE Hotel Zoso, Palm Springs October 28-30, 2011 CTA’s Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Issues Advisory Committee (GLBTIAC) is proud to present the third annual CTA conference addressing issues involving GLBT educators, students and communi- ty. This conference is open to all CTA members and will serve as a venue to discuss a variety of subjects affecting the entire membership and Cali- fornia’s youth. Participants will have a variety of workshops to choose from. For more information, visit GLBT Conference incentive grants Morgan Appel, Director of Education at: (858) 964-1064 or 30 California Educator | SEPTEMBER 38 JUNE 2011 2009 August 12, 2011 Small chapter and minority incentive grants are available for the GLBT Conference, covering trans- portation, conference fees, and housing based on double occupancy. Members of racial-ethnic mi- nority groups and chapters with 100 or fewer members are eligible. Apply by Friday, Aug. 12. You can register for the conference and apply for incen- tive grants online at SU10-1064

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