Teacher Education

Conferences & Events

STAR Closing Conference

September 30, 2017
NASA Ames Research Center
Mountain View, CA

The STAR Closing Conference is a one-day conference where STAR Fellows formally present their research findings to their peers, mentors, and the broader community. In addition to learning about the novel projects undertaken over the summer, the conference also provides an opportunity to expand everyone's professional networks, meet their counterparts from other lab sites, and share their plans for the future.


CSU Mathematics Teacher Education Partnership Spring Meeting

April 28, 2017
CSU Chancellor's Office
Long Beach, CA

The CSU Mathematics Teacher Education Partnership (MTE-P) Spring Meeting will bring together mathematics and mathematics education faculty and high school partners from across the state. The Meeting will include collaborative work on CSU MTE-P Research Action Clusters (RACs), addressing central questions related to mathematics at the high school level and preparation of future mathematics teachers. It will also include planning for the CSU MTE-P Mathematics Teacher Recruitment campaign.


New Generation of Educators Initiative (NGEI) Convening

April 4-5, 2017
CSU Bakersfield
Bakersfield, CA

The Convening will address several areas that are central to the clinical partnerships and Key Transformation Elements (TKEs) that care the centerpieces of the New Generation of Educators Initiative (NGEI). These include development and operational features of District partnerships, recruiting, selecting, and supporting of mentor teachers, and using data, including observation rubrics, to inform program decisions.


Past Events


California STEM Symposium

October 9-11, 2016
Anaheim Convention Center
Anaheim, CA

We recognize the important role strong STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education plays in designing a successful future for our students. STEM learning opportunities are like charging stations that power up students' learning. By joining us, you become a part of a network of charging stations across communities.


Better Together: California Teachers Summit

July 29, 2016

New Teacher Center, the California State University (CSU), and the Association of Independent California Colleges and Universities (AICCU) hosted this one-of-a-kind summit taking place at 33 different campuses. The conference featured nationally renowned keynote speakers; sessions by teachers sharing practical and cutting-edge strategies that are working in classrooms across the state; opportunities to collaborate and connect with fellow teachers and build a powerful, lasting network of peers; and concrete tools and resources to help teachers implement the California Standards.

Summit Documents

  1. CA Teachers Summit Press Release (pdf)
  2. Media Coverage for Better Together: CA Teachers Summit (pdf)
  3. Comments from Various CSU Campuses Regarding Summit (pdf)