Cal State Bakersfield hosts summit for teachers across the state on Friday

Posted at 10:38 AM, Jul 29, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-29 13:38:00-04
California State University, Bakersfield has the honor of hosting a unique day of learning led by teachers, for teachers.
On Friday, July 29, CSUB will host the Better Together: California Teachers Summit. The summit will bring together teachers at nearly 40 locations across the state, including the California State University, Bakersfield (CSUB) campus. 
The program will feature keynote addresses by education leaders, TED-style EdTalks presented by local teachers, and EDcamp discussions on timely topics such as the California Standards in English/Language Arts and Math and the Next Generation Science Standards.
The summit is a place to share ideas, join a teacher network, and learn effective strategies for implementing the new California Standards in classrooms. Montrelle Henry and Jeremy Adams will be the local EdTalk speakers at CSUB's event. Adams is an alumnus of CSUB - he received his master's from the School of Education in 2000 and received his credential in 1999.  
The telecast keynote speakers are Kelly Gallagher and Ernie Hudson. Gallagher is a teacher, author, speaker and coach. Inspired by his classroom, mentors, and professional development experiences, Gallagher has written six books for teachers. 
Actor, Ernie Hudson was the second keynote speaker, announced earlier this week. Hudson wants to ensure that all students, no matter their background, have access to a quality education.
This event is free. Learn more about the summit or register here