Spring 2021 Focus Events
All events are held at 4 p.m. EDT, 3 p.m. CDT, 2 p.m. MDT, 1 p.m. PDT, 11 a.m. HST
Thursday, April 29: "FOCUS Fix-it"
A virtual resume and cover letter workshop for job-seeking teachers.
Thursday, July 29: "Higher Ed Happy Hour"
Learn about grant-funded rural special education graduate and doctoral programs.
Thursday, September 30: "Thank U, Next"
Rural special education job possibilities after a doctoral program.
Thursday, October 28: "Putting the 'Ear' in 'Research'"
Getting started with action research
What is FOCUS?
ACRES Future-Oriented Colleagues in Universities and Schools (FOCUS) is a group of undergraduate students, graduate students, doctoral students, and early career professionals dedicated to supporting each other and the next generation of rural special education teachers and researchers.
- Virtual lunch-and-learn meetings
- Student and early career FOCUS session at the annual ACRES conference
- Opportunities for networking and mentoring
We invite college and university students at all levels and early career professionals to join this supportive network. Join us for our upcoming sessions!