Cal State L.A. - Public Affairs Office News Release - Future Educators Institute 98

June 24, 1998



Margie Yu,
Public Affairs Asst.
(323) 343-3047


of Events






Institute Seeks Students from the Los Angeles Area

Los Angeles, California -- June 24, 1998 -- The Cal State L.A. Charter School of Education Phi Delta Kappa Chapter is seeking students from the greater Los Angeles area to attend the fourth annual Future Educators Institute from Friday, July 31 - Sunday, August 2, 1998. This year's theme is "Preparing Tomorrows' Educators Today: Education in the 21st Century."

The Future Educators Institute is a unique and exciting summer program for 11th grade students throughout California who are interested in exploring careers in education. During the program, the 40 select students will live on the Cal State L.A. campus and participate in special classes, lectures and computer workshops.

The Institute will introduce students to the wide opportunities in education, problem solving and creativity-building skills, a chance to work with award-winning teachers, and the opportunity to meet students from other areas of California.

Past student participants include residents of Riverside, El Monte, Santa Ana, Duarte, Huntington Beach, Glendale, Covina, Downey and San Fernando Valley. Students from as far away as Lancaster, Sacramento and Tracy, California and Reno, Nevada, have also been enrolled in the program.

Phi Delta Kappa is a national fraternity dedicated to service, leadership and research in all areas of education. Cal State L.A. is located at the Eastern Avenue exit, San Bernardino (I-10) Freeway, at the interchange of the 10 and 710 Freeways.

To register or to obtain more information on the Future Educators Institute at Cal State L.A., call Dr. Daniel L. Towler, coordinator, at (323) 343-2572 or (213) 684-1556.


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