Career Fair - Coming This Fall!
fairs and professional conferences offer students a wealth
of opportunities for networking and learning about their
field of interest, as well as, learning about potential
job opportunities. Students are able to meet career
representatives at career
Many Former Students
visit the campus, as Career Fair representatives, to
hire Aggies at Texas A&M University. Interviews and
potential job offers can often result from attendance
at a career fair!
It's important to dress professionally and bring a resume when
attending career fairs or conferences since students will be
networking with potential future employers whether they are searching
or just want to find out more about their field of interest.
The Texas A&M University Career Center will sponsor the
Fall 2004 Education Career Fair on October 25, 2004 at Reed Arena.
The event will begin at 9:30am and conclude at 12:00 noon. There
is no cost to teacher candidates and their guests to attend the
career fair. Directions to Reed Arena can be found by accessing
the TAMU web site at http://www.tamu.edu/00/map/
Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
The National Council of Teachers
of Mathematics (NCTM) held their annual conference for 2004 in
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania during the week of April 21-24.
This years theme for NCTM focused on defining mathematics for all.
Daily news highlights from April 22nd to the 24th can be reviewed
unique feature located at the NCTM web site is the availability
of webcasts from the past conferences. Opening and closing sessions
and addresses by the NCTM president can be
viewed online. In addition to these webcasts, the featured Cyberchase Session
can be viewed, which is entitled "Ask Not for Whom the
Bell Tolls! It Is Ringing for Mathematics!" by L. Carey
Bolster. To view webcasts from the conference click
The Annual Meeting and Exposition for NCTM in 2005 will be held
in Anaheim, California from April 6-9. The focus for the conference
will be: Embracing Mathematical Diversity. The deadline
for submission of research speaker proposals is August 31, 2004
by midnight EST.
Science Teachers Association (NSTA)
mission of the National Science Teachers Association is
to promote excellence and innovation in science teaching and learning.
are available to all science educators who may choose to attend
either presenters or spectators. Generally
four conventions are held every year with a national convention
in the spring and three area conventions in the fall. The national
conventions bring together between 16,000-20,000 science educators
and may feature as many as 1,500 sessions and 1,100 exhibits.
national convention took place in Atlanta,
Georgia during the week of April 1–4. Added
to the national conventions starting in 2004 are new
Professional Development Institutes. These are four low-cost,
content-based sessions exploring key topics in significantly
2005, NSTA's National Convention will be held in Dallas, Texas
from March 31 - April 3. Proposals for presentations
at the convention will be accepted until the deadline of April
For more information about the NSTA conferences and how to get
involved and participate, go to the NSTA