Thursday, March 12, 2015

BSU to host conference on teacher education

To kick off the celebration of its 175th anniversary, Bridgewater State University is hosting a national academic conference entitled The Arc of Teacher Education: From the Normal School to Now, on Thursday, March 26.

The interdisciplinary conference will explore the rich and diverse history of teacher preparation and offer numerous plenary addresses by dozens of leaders in public higher education.

Registration includes admission to the conference, complimentary parking, refreshments, a served lunch and a closing reception. For more information, contact Dr. Anna Bradfield at or 508.531.1201 or visit

The conference is part of a series of events and celebrations starting in March and concluding with Homecoming in October to commemorate Bridgewater’s historic role as the first permanently sited teacher preparation institution in the United States in 1840.

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