On Monday, April 7, Buena Vista University will host several Academic and Cultural Events Series (ACES) sessions as part of Education Career Day. The events are open to the public, free of charge.
At 1 p.m. Tracey Rolling, director of the University of Northern Iowa Overseas Placement Service will conduct a seminar in ICN Room A of the Harold Walter Siebens Forum called "Teach Overseas" that will give an overview of the opportunities available in American Schools worldwide.
Also at 1 p.m., Dr. Susan Kalsow, assistant professor of education at BVU, will use colors to illustrate how personalities impact the ability to tap knowledge and skills of others. This session will be held in Hansen Room 8 of the Harold Walter Siebens Forum.
At 2 p.m. in Hansen Room 8, Lori Porsch, special education director of the Storm Lake Public Schools, will discuss special education in today's schools and address how to work with special education teachers and students in the classroom.
Also at 2 p.m., BVU's director of intercultural programs, Leon Williams, will share tools and strategies needed to become a cross-cultural community without exploiting diverse populations. William's program will be held in Room 9 of the Harold Walter Siebens Forum.
At 3 p.m. in Room 9, school nurse Sandy Wells will present "Health and School" speaking on current health issues in schools that every educator should know.
Also at 3 p.m., Storm Lake Middle School teacher and BVU alum Jaymie Bral will present "Love and Logic," a set of management strategies that equip teachers with the ability to maintain classroom control. Bral's program will be held in Hansen Room 8.
Finally, at 7:30 p.m. in Hansen Room 8, the 2002 Iowa Teacher of the Year, Jennifer Erbe, a third grade teacher from Marion, as she inspires educators by sharing her classroom experiences that have made the biggest influences on her life.