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Educators Rising

As a pre-service teaching candidate actively enrolled in the Educator Preparation Program at Rio Salado College, you have the opportunity to participate in a professional association, Educators Rising.

The Educators Rising program focuses on providing you with enhanced teacher-readiness tools to promote academic excellence, discovering relevant career and life skills that will heighten your classroom effectiveness, and affording significant opportunities for you to network with fellow educational professionals.

Educators Rising discusses relevant topics regarding teacher education, brings in local school district personnel, and provides opportunities to enrich your current coursework understanding by incorporating real-world application topics.

Up Coming Events

EdRising at Rio - Writing Workshop

Learn tips to teach students the writing process from lessons learned in the classroom. Gain strategies to use graphical organizers to write informative, persuasive, and personal narratives. EdRising at Rio is open to all Educator Preparation Programs. If you have any questions regarding this event, please contact

EdRising at Rio Back to School-Classroom Preparation




Wednesday, August 30, 2017 Rio Salado College
2323 West 14th Street
Tempe, Arizona 85281
2nd Fl Conference Center South Room
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Meeting Focus: Learn tips and strategies to teach writing.

  • Writing Process
  • Graphical Organizers
  • Informative, Persuasive, and Personal Narrative Writing
  • Create a writing lesson plan
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For questions regarding this event contact Dawn Fitzhugh at

Past EdRising Events

EdRising Events