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Future Teachers Come to Nazareth for 2017 Careers in Education Conference, March 15

Published February 15, 2017

On March 15, Nazareth will host the 17th annual Careers in Education Conference which brings together more than 200 high school students from the greater Rochester area to learn about careers and opportunities in education. This year’s conference will include dynamic presenters, breakout sessions, lunch, and a college fair.

Keynote speaker Jeffrey Crane, superintendent of West Irondequoit Central School District, kicks off the day from 9:15-9:45 a.m. This will be followed by two workshop sessions from 10:55 a.m.-12:05 p.m. in which students can choose from a broad range of topics ranging from Physical Education: Opportunities in Athletics to Teaching the Hip Hop Generation. The conference will conclude with lunch and a college fair from 12:10-1:10 p.m.. Click here for full workshop session list.

Nazareth has long been a supporter of careers in education and offers a number of degrees and programs in the teaching field including Adolescent Education, Early Childhood Education, and Special Education. The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics projects nearly 1.9 million job openings for teachers between 2014 and 2024. The Careers in Education Conference mission is to encourage college-bound students to consider a career in education.

 Registration should be completed by March 7. Please contact Pat Huntington, Nazareth College School of Education, or (585)389-2051.


For More Information

Pat Huntington, Nazareth College School of Education, (585) 389-2051 or

List of workshops and registration

Nazareth College’s academic strengths cross an unusually broad spectrum of 60 majors, including education, health and human services, management, the fine arts, music, theater, math and science, foreign languages, and the liberal arts. The coeducational, religiously independent, classic campus in a charming suburb of Rochester, N.Y., challenges and supports 2,200 undergrads and 700 graduate students. Nazareth is recognized nationally for its Fulbright global student scholars and commitment to civic engagement. Rigorous programs, an uncommon arts and sciences core, experiential learning, career skills, and a global focus prepare graduates for not just one job, but for their life’s work.