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Teachers College Hosting First EduGrowth Conference July 22
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Educators from across San Joaquin County will gather at the Teachers College of San Joaquin (TCSJ) in Stockton for EduGrowth 2023 on Saturday, July 22 beginning at 9 a.m.

The event is TCSJ’s first-ever conference for educators by educators, with the mission to build a network of professional development opportunities, supports, and resources to prepare and inspire educators for the upcoming school year.

“EduGrowth 2023 represents our college’s commitment to empower educators with the tools and strategies they need to shape the minds of tomorrow’s leaders,” said Dr. Girlie Hale, President of TCSJ. “Our goal is to inspire and prepare educators for the upcoming year so they can nurture the talents and potential of every student.”

The conference will feature over 30 unique sessions to address the needs of every attendee. Session topics will focus on TCSJ’s Core Values: Rigor, Relevance, Relationships, and Reflection.

In addition to the conference sessions, attendees will have the opportunity to hear from keynote speaker, Rushton Hurley, author of three books on learning and schools, and the founder and executive director of an educational nonprofit.

Presenter and session details can be found on the conference website at

The EduGrowth 2023 Conference is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; the Teachers College of San Joaquin is at 2721 Transworld Drive, Stockton.

Founded in 2009 by the San Joaquin County Office of Education (SJCOE), Teachers College of San Joaquin is the only regionally accredited institution of higher education that is a department within a county office of education. TCSJ provides a variety of options for those who wish to pursue a career in the field of education: Teaching and Administrative Service Credentials, Induction (teaching and administrative), six Master in Education concentrations, as well as non-degree programs. The college serves over 1,300 students who work across 60 districts in an eight-county region of California.