Future Rural Teachers Summit - 02/01/24!
Join us on Thursday, February 1, 2024 and discover what it’s like to be a teacher in one of Colorado's rural schools. You'll spend the evening meeting peers, connecting with the Colorado Center for Rural Education staff, current students, faculty, and more!
Keynote Speaker Announced!
Córdova was named Colorado’s 18th education commissioner and the first Latina to hold the state’s top education position. Prior to being named commissioner, Córdova spent more than 30 years in education. She served as an assistant principal, principal, director, chief academic officer, chief schools officer and deputy superintendent before becoming the superintendent of Denver Public Schools. She also served as deputy superintendent in Dallas ISD, the second-largest district in Texas. She is a Denver native.
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2024 Future Rural Teachers Summit Agenda
3:00 – 5:30 p.m.
Arrive For Lodging Check-In
5:30 – 6:00 p.m.
UNC University Center, Panorama Room
6:00 – 6:30 p.m.
Welcome & Opening Activity
Robert Fulton, State Coordinator, Colorado Center for Rural Education
6:30 – 7:15 p.m.
7:15 – 8:00 p.m.
Becoming a Bear
UNC Student Panel
8:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Susana Córdova the Colorado Commissioner of Education
8:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Lodging and Board
Lodging will be provided free of charge to students and designated chaperones who attend the Future Rural Teachers Summit. Lodging details will be e-mailed to registrants in a separate communication prior to the Future Rural Teachers Summit.
Colorado Center for Rural Education
The Colorado Center for Rural Education is here to convene, connect, and build capacity for all of Colorado’s educator preparation programs, rural alternative teacher licensure programs, rural school districts, and diverse rural education stakeholders to improve the recruitment and retention of Colorado’s rural educators.