The Vanguard University Graduate Program in Education celebrated student accomplishments during its annual dinner banquet, which acknowledged their completion of the California Preliminary Multiple-Subject or Single-Subject Teaching Credential, and the Master’s degree in Education.
Celebrating Teacher Candidates:
Annual Teacher Education Advisory Council (TEAC) Banquet
The Vanguard University Graduate Program in Education celebrated student accomplishments during its annual dinner banquet, which acknowledged their completion of the California Preliminary Multiple-Subject or Single-Subject Teaching Credential, and the Master’s degree in Education. TEAC members are comprised of school board members, district employees, school principals, classroom master teachers, university supervisors, Vanguard faculty and community members at large. TEAC members assemble three times per academic year to report on and brainstorm about the process of creating effective teaching in classrooms throughout California.
During the dinner event, twenty Multiple-Subject teacher candidates (elementary education) and seventeen Single-Subject teacher candidates (middle and high school education) were affirmed for completing the coursework and fieldwork required by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.
Multiple-Subject teacher candidate, Brittany Popineau, Single-Subject teacher candidate, Morgan Haner, and MA Graduate, Heather Dunsterville (in absentia), shared powerful messages about the journey through their respective programs. Each focused upon how the Graduate Education programs equipped them to make a difference in the classroom.
As the event concluded, it was clear that a new cadre of gifted professional educators were ready and eager to make a difference in the lives of their students.
In addition to these California Teaching Credential program students, twenty-three candidates from the MA in Education program were confirmed with their formal hooding at the VU Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 4th. And one of them, Heather Dunsterville, was an invited student speaker at the event. These working-teacher students represented various school districts from Alabama, Northern California and Southern California, which included Capistrano Unified, Newport-Mesa Unified, Fountain Valley Unified, and Tustin Unified School Districts.
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