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Educators Rising Conference Feb. 26
Minnesota teacher of the year will be guest speaker
Leah Jackson

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s Gallaspy College of Education and Human Development will host a conference for high school juniors and seniors who are considering the field of education as a career. The “Educators Rising Conference” will be held from 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 26 at the Teacher Education Center on the NSU campus.

 Keynote speaker for the event will be Katy Smith, 2011 Minnesota Teacher of the Year. Multiple break-out sessions will be available. Lunch will be provided. Participants can sign up electronically until Feb. 19 at 

Information on Educators Rising is available at

For more information, contact Susan Roberts, clinical instructor, at call (318) 357-6288.