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William Paterson University’s Center for Continuing and Professional Education conducted a workshop for first-year teachers on August 15-16, 2012 at the University’s Valley Road campus.
The workshop, “Survival Skills for First-Year Teachers,” was designed by Anthony Coletta, William Paterson University professor of education and experienced K-5 and middle school teacher.
“Survival Skills for First Year Teachers” discussed various topics including current New Jersey education issues, the first day of school, classroom management, web site exploration, expanding the audience for student writing, student guidance techniques, curriculum planning and parent-teacher communication skills. The workshop also included a speech on the principal’s role in a teacher’s first year from Jim Kane, Ph.D., a former principal and superintendent and William Paterson student teaching supervisor.
Complete Program Title:
William Paterson University: Survival Skills for First-Year Teachers
Date Created: June 27, 2012
Lisa Voyticki – Reporter
James Kane, Ed.D. – Interviewee
Anthony Coletta, Ph.D. – Interviewee
Jennifer Scardelli – Interviewee
Azaria Cunningham – Interviewee
Producer: WMBC-TV. WMBC News
Duration: 00:03:26 [hh:mm:ss]