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Preparing for a Teacher Demonstration
by Dr. Matthew Erickson & Dr. Ashlea Rineer-Hershey, Slippery Rock University
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 2pm ET

When recent graduates are looking for teaching positions and are offered the opportunity to demonstrate their teaching in front of the selection committee for potential employment, they must realize that this is the step that can set them apart from other candidates and this is the opportunity to showcase their skills. This session will provide tips and strategies for a successful teaching demonstration.

Upon completion of this webinar, participants will take away:

  • Things to think about prior to the demonstration
  • How to plan appropriately 
  • Setting up the demonstration
  • Tips for success 

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Dr. Matthew Erickson

Dr. Matthew Erickson is an Associate Professor and Graduate Coordinator in the Special Education Department at Slippery Rock University. He received his undergraduate degree in Special Education and Elementary Education from Slippery Rock University. He earned his Master’s degree in Education with Principal Certification from California University of Pennsylvania. He also earned a doctorate in Education from Youngstown State University and is currently earning a Master degree in Educational Psychology from Edinboro University. Dr. Erickson was a special education teacher and also served as a principal and special education supervisor in the Philadelphia and Pittsburgh areas. Dr. Erickson does work throughout Pennsylvania in public schools in the areas of positive behavior supports, special education law and procedures, and instructional strategies. He has recently published articles in the International Journal of Special Education, and the Journal of College Teaching & Learning.  


Dr. Ashlea Rineer-Hershey

Dr. Rineer-Hershey is an Assistant Professor for the Department of Special Education at Slippery Rock University as well as the Coordinator for the Community Programs for Americans with Disabilities (CPAD) program. She graduated from Millersville University with a dual certificate in special and elementary education. She earned her M.Ed. in Special Education as well as her teaching certification in English as a Second Language from Eastern Mennonite University. Dr. Rineer-Hershey then went on to complete her Doctorate Degree in Educational Leadership & Instructional Management from Robert Morris University. She teaches graduate and undergraduate special education courses as well as advises all the students enrolled in the Special Education Transition Program. Her research interests include the areas of transition services, inclusive practices, co-teaching as well as Autism Spectrum Disorder.


Past Webinars

2016-17 Webinar Series
Webinars #1 and #2 are available to everyone. All additional webinars are available to members and paid attendees - join today for unlimited access!
 #4Tips for Teacher Fair Success- A Career Services PerspectiveDiana Maughan,
Utah State University
Mon., March 13, 2017
 #3Research and Reading Letters of Reference Dr. Richard Mason &
Dr. Mark Schroeder,
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
Tue., February 21, 2017
 #2Engage, Empower, and Evolve: A Guide to Project-Based LearningAllison Brown-Lands,
East Baton Rouge Parish School System
Thu., January 19, 2017
 #1 7 Recruitment Principles for Principals Trina Edwards,
DIVERSITY in Ed. Magazine
Thu., December 15, 2016


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