Welcome Back!

We're so glad you are checking back in with your alma mater. The truth is that we want to stay in touch. In fact, we want to continue to support you in your career, and we hope you will share your bits of wisdom with us as well. Here are some events that may interest you.

2014 Summer Institute for Beginning Teachers  

All ACU alumni who graduated with a teaching certificate through ACU between December 2008 and December 2013 are eligible to attend.

Photos from previous Summer Institute sessions

This year, we will be hosting Richard LaVoi, nationally known speaker on working with students with learning disabilities. He will be presenting a workshop on the topic of his latest book: The Motivation Breakthrough: 6 Secrets to Turning On the Tuned-Out Child. We will have separate sessions for elementary and secondary on working with English Language Learners with national trainer, Courtney Hill.

  • June 12-14, 2014

We are committed to your continued development throughout your first five years. Every summer we offer a time of sharing and learning from some of the best in the field. We know the first years of teaching can be a big adjustment, so come back to campus to rejuvenate and share your experiences. All you have to do is get here. We provide the rest! 

For more information, contact Kathy Wilkinson at education.alumni@acu.edu


View videos from past Summer Institutes:

Summer Institute Overview  Participants talk about their experience at ACU's Summer Institute for Beginning Teachers, which provides extra mentoring for alumni teachers during their first five years in the classroom.Interview with Jaime Arizpe Meet Jaime Arizpe, 2008 graduate of ACU
Interview with Audria Hastings Meet Audria Hastings, 2005 graduate of ACUInterview with Laura Cunningham Meet Laura Cunningham, 2006 graduate of ACU
Interview with Kristen Turner Meet Kristen Turner, 2005 graduate of ACUInterview with Emily Barnes Meet Emily Barnes, 2008 graduate of ACU

ACU Today PDF on teacher instituteRead about Summer Institute in ACU Today (PDF). 

Alumni in Action Conference

Biannual conference on Homecoming and Sing-Song Friday, 12:30-3:30 p.m.

For more information, contact Kathy Wilkinson at education.alumni@acu.edu.

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