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New Educators’ Workshop at the UEA Convention

For Early Career and Future Educators

October 21, 2016

South Towne Exposition Center
9575 State Street, Sandy, UT 84070

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The 2016 New Educators’ Workshop will feature educator and author Erin Gruwell as keynote speaker. Gruwell is the author of "The Freedom Writers Diary: How a Teacher and 150 Teens Used Writing to Change Themselves and the World Around Them," (1999). Gruwell was also the inspiration for the 2007 movie "Freedom Writers", starring Oscar-winner Hilary Swank as Gruwell. 

The New Educators’ Workshop is a full day professional workshop at the UEA Convention designed specifically for new educators in their early years of teaching and for students in teacher preparation programs. The New Educators’ Workshop is free for UEA members and students in teacher prep programs.


This event is open to UEA members and non-members. The first 200 people to pre-register by Friday, October 14 will receive a free lunch voucher. 

  • University Student/Student Teacher Registration
  • University Graduate/New Hire/Licensed Educator Registration

2016 New Educators’ Workshop Highlights