Texas Southern hosts free career summit for displaced teachers - July 14

June 26, 2011

Texas Southern logoTSU’s College of Education is hosting a displaced teacher summit to help educators reinvent themselves in this ever changing job market.  The Summit will take place on  July 14th starting at 9:00 a.m. in the College of Education located on the campus of Texas Southern University.

According to Dr. Danita Bailey-Perry, TSU Associate Professor of Education, “During times of transition it is best to have a plan.  This summit is designed to help displaced teachers develop a plan for a successful transition into an alternative career.” She goes on to say that, “[the] workshops will help these teachers determine how to translate their teaching skills into corporate/community assets, renew and build skills that will help them to make a successful transition into a new field and learn what alternative career options and opportunities they might have.”

Keynote speakers for the summit are: Mr. Omar Reid, Director for the City of Houston Department of Human Resources; DeShaunda Warner, Project manager, Elementary Digital Pearson Digital Learning; and Dr. Frazier Wilson, Vice President, Shell Oil Company Foundation Manager, Social Investment.

Summit facilitators hope that participants will leave with a renewed awareness of community resources, enhanced resume writing and interviewing skills, confidence in public speaking, a better knowledge of how teaching skills can be translated into saleable corporate and community assets, educational opportunities, and meet and talk with individuals who have successfully transitioned from teaching to other careers.   
There is no cost to attendees and parking will be provided. For additional information please contact Dr. Danita Bailey-Perry at 713-313-4418 or email bailey_dm@tsu.edu

To sign up for the Displaced Teacher Summit, visit, http://www.tsu.edu/academics/colleges__schools/College_of_Education/careersummit.php

National Search for Provost underway at Edward Waters College

November 20, 2008

(JACKSONVILLE, Fla.) - Edward Waters College has announced it is conducting a national search for the position of Provost/Vice-President of Academic Affairs. This announcement was made today by President Claudette Williams, following Donna Oliver’s appointment as President, Mississippi Valley State College. Dr. Oliver has served as Provost and Vice-President of Academic Affairs for Edward Waters College since June 2007. She is expected to depart to assume her new position mid December.
Interested candidates should visit the College Web site at www.ewc.edu or contact Lee Brown, Director Human Resources (904) 470-8230 to submit their curriculum vitae.

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