When the K-12 school closings started happening in mid-March, TESOL alumna Ms. Alissa Ricci was already prepared.
Celebrating Educator Appreciation Week
Join us to thank and recognize our education alumni across the globe for their continued educational efforts during this pandemic. As an alumni community, we want to take the opportunity to recognize and thank our educational heroes via a week-long celebration from June 15 – June 19. We know our educators are working tirelessly to ensure the experience for their students has not been impacted due to the transition to online learning. Help us thank all our educators whether that is a teacher, a professor, a mentor, a counselor, a parent/guardian – this week is to acknowledge those who inspire us and their students. We look forward to your participation during this dedicated week; let us show our appreciation and come together with a unified effort.
Ways To Get Involved
Join members of our Seton Hall family who support student scholarships to assist our students as they navigate their studies during this unprecedented time.
Make a Gift to Support Our Students
Share your story as an educator working during the pandemic. Stories will be shared on our social media channels to highlight our heroes who are #SetonHallStrong.
Share Your Story With Us
Virtual Panel Discussion: Teaching Through a Pandemic
Join us on Thursday, June 18 at 4 p.m. EST for a guided discussion about the experience of teaching through a pandemic. Our panelists represent the College of Education and Human Services and will provide different perspectives on the transition to online learning. Hear their stories, learn about what this means for education post-COVID-19, and ask questions or share your stories.
Register for the Panel Discussion
Schedule of Events
- Monday, June 15
Happy Educators Appreciation Week! Get ready for a week filled with appreciation posts as we share stories from our Seton Hall alumni educators. Take part in activities and forums as well to learn and share what you have experienced teaching through the pandemic and how we can prepare for post-COVID learning environments.
- Tuesday, June 16
Show your appreciation for a former or current educator. We will prompt you on our social media accounts (@SetonHallAlumni) throughout the day. Do you have an educator you would like to show appreciation for or interested in sharing your story? Complete this form to highlight him/her (or your story) as part of this appreciation week.
- Wednesday, June 17
This day is devoted to our alumni parents who are balancing work and helping their children succeed while learning virtually. Take a break and allow us to offer your child projects, storytime and more on our social media channels (@SetonHallAlumni).
- Thursday, June 18
It's Throwback Thursday! To our educators – show us a photo of your classroom pre- and post-COVID. To all alumni – share a favorite memory from a class or teacher who has impacted you. And, don't miss our webinar panel, Teaching through a pandemic – our virtual education system today and beyond at 4 p.m. EST.
- Friday, June 19
Our Forum Friday theme is an online discussion board for alumni educators to share their experience, difficulties, personal victories, good ideas experienced through virtual education practices. Plus, today we share our summer top ten list of activities to take a break and enjoy some well-deserved time off.
Thank You Cards
Download these Seton Hall Educator Week thank you cards to email to send to your favorite Pirate Educator or post them to your social media feeds! Click on each to view a larger version.
Download this apple cutout, write or type your thank you message, pose with it and hang on your window to display your appreciation for our educators! Don't forget share your photos on social media and tag @setonhallalumni.
Seton Hall Educators in Action
Empowered by her instructional technology classes, senior Erin Luna creatively shifted her preschool class to remote learning.
Three newly-minted Seton Hall graduates are heading back to school — this time as high school teachers.
Student teachers from the College of Education and Human Services are finding smart new ways to engage with their classes.