What Every Future Teacher Needs to Know: A Conference for Prospective Teachers

The SEAM Conference has been cancelled.


Saturday, April 21, 2012
Westfield State University

This conference is for prospective teachers in teacher preparation programs. The conference will provide participants with additional tools to help them succeed in their first teaching position. In addition, it will introduce students to the benefits of participation in MTA/NEA, provide opportunities for prospective teachers to network with each other and encourage the development of student chapters at institutions of higher education throughout Massachusetts.

Hosted by: Westfield State University Student Education Association of Massachusetts Chapter, Westfield State University Education Department and MTA Affiliate Services.

  • This Conference is FREE for MTA Student Members.
  • The registration fee for non-members is $10, payable to MTA.

Massachusetts Teachers Association
National Education Association
Student Education Association of Massachusetts representatives at:

  • Bridgewater State University
  • Fitchburg State University
  • Framingham State University
  • Nichols College
  • Westfield State University
  • Worcester State University


  • “So…You Thought It Was Legal???”
  • Strategies for Teaching English Language Learners
  • C.A.R.E. – Closing the Achievement Gap
  • Classroom Leadership
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders: An Introduction
  • Bullying