Eastern Michigan University is hosting a day-long summit in the EMU Student Center ballroom Friday on the state of teacher preparation in Michigan.
The event is called, "Educator Preparation: A Call to Action in Michigan", and will include keynote speaker Marilyn Cochran-Smith, a Boston College Professor.
Regina George is Director of Urban Community and International Outreach at EMU's School of Education. She says the conference is for K-12 educators, students of education, instructors, and administrators.
George says the conference will address the many trends and challenges educators are facing, and discuss ways to make sure teachers are being prepared effectively to handle the changing classroom.
She says people can still register for the conference via the link below through Friday morning. The cost is $25 for educational professionals and $10 for students.