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Alumna Selected to Attend Teaching Conference by Gates Foundation

Lori Rucker, a 2011 graduate of Belmont’s Master’s of Arts in Teaching program, was recently nominated and selected to attend the Elevating and Celebrating Effective Teaching and Teachers Conference (ECET² ) by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

ECET²’, a conference aiming to celebrate effective teachers and build a strong network of teacher leaders who will work together to elevate the practice and profession, will feature workshops focused on teacher leadership development and teaching practice. All attendees will be asked to share take-aways with teachers back home, in collaboration with colleagues from the conference.