Substitute Teacher Academy at GSU in April 2013

University Park, IL-(ENEWSPF)- Governors State University is sponsoring a daylong Substitute Teacher Academy with Resources on April 27, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., in the university’s Hall of Honors. Many school districts are in need of qualified substitute teachers. This workshop will help experienced and new substitutes increase their knowledge and skills. 

The academy will teach substitute teachers what to expect in the classroom, what to do in an emergency, how to maintain classroom control, and how to follow the teacher’s lesson plans. It will also provide ideas and activities for both new and experienced substitutes that can be adapted and used in any school and any grade.

Participants must have a bachelor’s degree. The $50 registration fee includes lunch and all materials. Seating is limited to 40 registrants. Advance registration is required. Call (708) 534-4536. Registration deadline is April 8.

Governors State University is located at 1 University Parkway, University Park, Illinois.