Seminar for women will focus on careers in education

| 30 Sep 2011 | 09:38

    Newton — A free seminar about careers in education will be offered to girls and women on Thursday, May 12, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Project Self-Sufficiency. Terri Klemm, assistant professor at Centenary College, will be joined by Karen Perez, principal of the Merriam Ave. School, learning consultant Leslie Dell and speech therapist Lisa Hanna. The speakers will discuss their background, education and the tasks that accompany their profession, as well as answers questions posed by the audience. The seminar will focus on positions like classroom teacher, personal aide, special education teacher, learning consultant, speech therapist, occupational therapist, principal, superintendent, and others. The forum is part of the series, Becoming You: Career Explorations for Girls and Women, which is offered at Project Self-Sufficiency throughout the year. Future topics will address careers in Technology and Non-Traditional Professions. The seminar is open to any girl or woman in the area, but registration is required. To register call Project Self-Sufficiency at 973-940-3500.