Events for California English Teachers

March 25, 2017, 10:30 a.m.Grand Central Market

Meet in the Center of Pershing Square Park, 532 S. Olive Street, Los Angeles

Park in Pershing Square Garage ($7.00) and meet at 10:15 a.m.

 

This walking tour will include the Downtown Library, the Bradbury Building, Angel’s Flight, Pershing Square, and the US Bank tower. Our guide will regale us with the history of these landmarks and the people who made them come alive.

 

After the tour, enjoy lunch at Grand Central Market

LA ConservatoryCost: $18 for the tour ;  Lunch will be extra
– your choice at  Grand Central Market

For more information, please contact Tracy Sprague at tracysprague@gmail.com or Courtney Lockwood (310) 633-4080.

 

NCTE honored SCTE with the 2016 Kent D. Williamson Affiliate Membership Award for membership growth this past year

NCTE honored SCTE with the 2016 Kent D. Williamson Affiliate Membership Award for membership growth this past year. With the annual CATE Convention held in Orange County – SCTE territory – we welcomed many new CATE/SCTE members to our ranks, and both organizations were recognized for membership growth during the year. Celebrating the award are board members: Joanne Fahey, Mary Adler, Tracy Sprague, Courtney Lockwood, Jennifer Collison, Randi Seligson, and April Parker, who met for the January 7 SCTE board meeting.

SCTE Teacher of Excellence Award Winner:  Jeannette Smith, Elementary School

 from left: Denise Mikkonen, CATE President; Jeannette Smith, SCTE Teacher of Excellence Award Winner, Elementary School; Courtney Lockwood, SCTE President
from left: Denise Mikkonen, CATE President; Jeannette Smith, SCTE Teacher of Excellence Award Winner, Elementary School; Courtney Lockwood, SCTE President

 

The Undiscovered Chinatown Tour
to uncover history, treasures, and great shopping

SCTE members – a hardy group of 12 walkers – enjoyed a tour of Chinatown in late May. Organized by vice president Julia Peacock, the tour led us through the art center, a very colorful temple, and into the historical plazas, and ended in a new street of many restaurants, where many of us relaxed our well-worked feet and satisfied our desire to eat that wonderful-smelling Chinese food.

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