Teach 4 Tomorrow Club at Gavilan College

The Teach for Tomorrow Club gives Gavilan College Child Development and Educational Studies students a club for learning, networking, and conference development experience. Students participate in designing/facilitating at least two conferences a year, as well as going on fieldtrips to local teacher resource programs. We also host guest speakers in the general field of education and teaching.

Tuesday, October 25, 2005

5 Great T4T Club Activities for 05-06!

At the enthusiastic October 13 and 19 meetings we
selected this year's activities for our Club.

Read through these events and post your comments
(feedback, ideas, comments and questions)

ICC Club Meetings: 2nd Wednesday of each month

Sean will attend the ICC meetings in the North lounge and report our club activities. He will also get information on what other clubs are doing, and when the campus club days will be. Thanks, Sean!! (Sean, email me to request posting privleleges so you can post notes from the ICC meetings, here.)

November 19:
Fieldtrip to RAFT, from 8:45am - noon

Don't miss this great opportunity to visit the Resource Area for Teachers, a famous and indespensible resource for teachers in Preschool - highschool classrooms!
Click on the RAFT link to acces their site for directions, activity plans, curriculum kits and more!

Saturday Schedule
- 8am: Student carpools leave Gilroy and Morgan Hill
- 8:45 - 9:30: Tour and Information about RAFT (meet in the lobby of RAFT)
- 9:30 - noon: Visit RAFT activity demos and browse the curriculum materials available for Preschool - Highschool students.
- Noon: Drive back to Gilroy and Morgan Hill

What you need to do
1. Post a comment on this message that you want to go to the fieldtrip, so I know who wants to join us.
2. Post which Gavilan College location you will start from (Gilroy or Morgan Hill), and whether you can be a driver, rider or both. Morgan Hill drivers/riders meet in the man parking lot off Church Ave, and Gilroy drivers/riders meet at the bus stop in the main parking lot.
3. Watch the comment section for riders and drivers. Show up on time on the 19th!!

(date/time TBD)
Christmas Caroling on Campus with Gav CDC preschoolers
Join the GAV CDC preschoolers in this fun and heart warming walk around the campus! Bring holiday cheer to your fellow students!
Post a comment to say whether you want to go, and your preferred morning (M-F)

February 11, 2006:
CalSAC (California School Age Consortium) Annual Conference

Click on the CalSAC link to access more info about CalSAC and its resources!

Club members are asked to volunter a couple hours to assist with registration, workshop presenter hosting, or general set-up and take-down.

- You will also attend workshops (and earn extra credit from many of your instructors!)
- You will learn how a conference is put together, have a behind-the-scenes look at conference planning and logistics, and meet Child Development presenters first hand! (Remember, these presenters are great sources of future employment!)

Late March/Early Arpil:
T4T Club Pizza Party (Friday 6-8:30, date TBD)

We can invite a panel of guest speakers, have a GavFest planning meeting, or talk about teaching opportunities in your future.
When? Where?
Post a comment and let us know what you want and which Friday is best for you!

May 6, 2006: GavFest!

Club members will host and/or deliver several half-hour workshops during a two hour conference for parents and their school-age children, from 10am - noon.
Then you and your family and friends can enjoy the afternoon GavFest activities all over campus!
Get in on the planning of this really fun college + community event that showcases our campus, programs and clubs!

T4T club members have already generated some great workshop ideas, such as
- Theater for kids' imagination and school succes
- RAFT Crafts
- Homework Helps and Hints for Success
- Fundraising Sales for T4T Club
- Art or music "make and take" activities

What else shall we do???
Post a comment and let me know what you're thinking!


  • At 1:53 AM, Blogger Sean said…

    Well, I'm showing up in Morgan Hill. My car holds one passenger and it's already full, but if we need more seats, I can arrange to bring a bigger car.

  • At 10:31 AM, Blogger ShannonSpillane said…

    Christmas Caroling:
    I will be at the CDC everyday so whenever I am needed!

  • At 5:32 PM, Blogger pgil said…

    When is the Christmas caroling,
    i would love to be there???


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