UCLA Extension Online
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    UCLA Extension Online

    Free Open House for Educators
    April 6-9, 2009

    Join in the conversation at anytime, from home, work or
    abroad, anytime, anywhere, 24/7. Open your eyes to new
    possibilities and opportunities in Education! The session
    opens up on April 6th.

    This free online event allows you to explore career
    opportunities from preschool to adult education.

    The free Online Open House presentations allow you to

    -experience a mini-lecture from a current teacher,

    -gain an understanding of state requirements for different
    certificate and credential programs,

    -learn about teaching programs,

    -network with teaching professionals in areas ranging from
    preschool to adult instruction,

    -and engage in informative Q&A with experienced
    instructors

    Professional Areas
    -Early Childhood Programs for Educators of Children, Ages
    0-5
    -Parents as Educators
    -Courses that Apply to Credential K-12 (Reading, Health
    Ed, Mainstreaming/Special Needs, Technology and more.)
    -CLAD Certificate
    -Reading Credential Programs
    -Ryan Designated Subjects Credential Courses
    -Community College Educators Courses
    -College Counseling Programs
    -Teaching ESL Programs

    Although admission is free, you must reserve your spot in
    advance in order to participate!

    When you register, (use Reg # U8994) you receive a login
    and password giving you access to Blackboard for the
    duration of the free Online Education Open House from
    April 6-9th.

    During the Open House, you may login any time to
    participate in ongoing discussions (this event is not
    conducted in real time). UCLA Extension Online uses the
    Blackboard online learning environment, visit
    www.blackboard.com for an orientation. Technical
    requirements are reliable Internet access and a PC with
    Internet Explorer or a MAC with Firefox or Safari (latest
    versions).

    Participants must provide a valid email address to
    participate.

    UCLA Extension is the continuing education division of
    UCLA offering 4,500 courses annually and located in
    Westwood Village, Downtown Los Angeles, in the Los Angeles
    community and online.

    Call UCLA Extension Education Dept. at 310-825-9631 or
    visit to sign up for the free Education Online Open House -
    April 6-9th.