Monday, April 04, 2011

Finlandia to hold discussions on teaching Apr. 6, 20

HANCOCK -- A series of two discussions regarding the practice of teaching will take place from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 6, and Wednesday, April 20, in the Finlandia University Education Lab, Nikander Hall Room 25, Hancock.

On Wednesday, April 6, Doreen Klingbeil, Houghton Elementary School principal and new Houghton-Portage Township Schools superintendent, will discuss, "How to get hired: What principals look for."

On Wednesday, April 20, a panel of local teachers, along with Terry LaJeunesse of the Michigan Education Association, will share advice on teaching "Your first year and beyond."

The sessions are free and open to the public. They are presented by the Finlandia University Elementary Education Department, in cooperation with the Finlandia University Education Club.

For information, contact Wade Tillett, assistant professor of elementary education, at 906-487-7280 or

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