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Reach to Teach

Reach to Teach is a service organization for students in the School of Education at KU who are interested in becoming teachers. Reach to Teach produces programs that supplement the education received in the School of Education. Reach to Teach also acts as a voice for teacher education students with School of Education administration, and promotes social interaction among members. Membership is open to SOE teacher education admitted and pre-education students.

Officers

Every fall semester Reach to Teach members elect new officers.

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FAQs

1. "What is Reach to Teach?"

Reach to Teach is comprised of students from the University of Kansas who are committed to support and improve our teacher education program. They represent the student body with concerns and provide opportunities for involvement within the school and the community. Every teacher education major is welcome and encouraged to be a part of Reach to Teach!

2. "How can I be involved?"

All teacher education students are welcome to be involved in our meetings and activities. Your contributions and support are a crucial part in improving our organization and the School of Education.

3. "How can I join?"

Everyone is welcome.  Reach to Teach is not on a member's only organization.

4. "What can I be doing right now?"

Check out the Reach to Teach board in the Welcome Center (JRP 208) for volunteer opportunities.

5. "Why should I join"

Reach to Teach provides valuable connections for your teacher education career. You'll meet faculty, students, and teachers who have extensive knowledge of the program here at KU and who know what teaching is like in the field. The volunteer opportunities are beneficial for gaining experience and increasing the appeal of your resume. Additionally, if you aren't already in the School of Education, participating in Reach to Teach looks good on your application.

6. "Who are our advisors"

Dr. Michele Casavant and Sonja Heath

Volunteer Opportunities

If you are interested in a volunteer opportunity with American Reads, please contact Jessica Watkins via email at americareads@ku.edu.

 


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