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Collin College Hosts Inaugural Education Fair

Jan. 20, 2017 - For those who want to impact the world one student at a time, Collin College is offering a brand new Education Fair. Free and open to the public, the fair for prospective teachers is slated for 8:30 a.m. check in, 9 a.m.- 12:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 25 at the Spring Creek Campus Living Legends Conference Center, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in Plano.

An offshoot of the college's new Find Investigate Navigate and Educate (FINE) initiative, the fair is designed to inform currently enrolled high school students, college students, post-graduate students and prospective education major students about the logistics of the education program, teacher certification options, short and long-term career planning, college transfer opportunities, academic planning and the merits of joining a national education student organization. The fair offers attendees the opportunity to experience a step-by-step approach with a variety of resources including academic advising, career counseling, Collin College's university partners and Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education.

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Collin College serves more than 53,000 credit and continuing education students annually and offers more than 100 degrees and certificates. The only public college in the county, Collin College is a partner to business, government and industry, providing customized training and work force development. In addition, the college operates the Collin Higher Education Center, which serves 3,100 additional students each year in partnership with The University of Texas at Dallas, Texas Woman's University, Texas A&M Commerce, Texas Tech and the University of North Texas.