Educators Rising

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Educators Rising (formerly named Future Teachers of America) is a club for students interested in pursuing a career in education. Anyone considering a career as a teacher, counselor, principal, coach, guidance counselor, or one of the many other professions associated with education is welcome to join.

The club will meet once or twice a month and will include activities like guest speakers, field trips to area colleges of education, job shadowing, volunteer activities, participation in state and national conferences, and leadership opportunities.

There is a yearly membership fee of $10 to cover national organization dues, but scholarships are available to cover the fee in cases of economic hardship.

Why join EdRising?

  • Learn more about careers in education

  • Gain access to scholarship opportunities

  • Earn micro-credentials

  • Attend state and national conferences

  • Enter competitions

  • Engage in leadership opportunities

  • Tour area education campuses

  • Hear guest speakers

  • Have fun

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Saturday, Dec. 10, 2022, from 6-9pm

Drop off the kids for an evening of fun while you finish your Christmas shopping . We will entertain them with games, crafts, and popcorn and a movie, and more! Kids from K - 5th grade (potty trained) are welcome, and the cost is $15 per child. All proceeds go to Educators Rising. Print and complete the registration form below and turn it in to MTHS by Wednesday, December 7. Contact Jenny Murphy with questions (


2022 - 2023 MEETINGS & EVENTS:

FALL 2022

  • Th, 9/1: meeting, Rm 203, 7:45a

  • Th, 9/15: meeting, 7:15a

  • Th, 9/29: meeting, 7:15a

  • Th, 10/13: meeting, 7:15a

  • Fr, 10/21: ISU CONFERENCE

  • Th, 10/27: meeting, 7:15a

  • W, 11/9: Late Start Poster/Movie Activity

  • Th, 11/10: meeting, 7:15a

  • Th, 12/1: meeting, 7:15a

  • Fr, 12/2: Read @ MGS

  • Sa, 12/10: Parents' Night Out

  • Th, 12/15: meeting, 7:15a


  • Th, 1/12: meeting, 7:15a

  • Th, 1/26: meeting, 7:15a

  • Th, 2/9: meeting, 7:15a

  • Th, 2/23: meeting, 7:15a

  • M, 3/6: Ed Rising Illinois CONFERENCE & Competitions

  • Th, 3/9: meeting, 7:15a

  • Th, 3/23: meeting, 7:15a

  • Th, 4/6: meeting, 7:15a

  • Th, 4/20: meeting, 7:15a

  • Th, 5/4: meeting, 7:15a

  • Th, 5/18: meeting, 7:15a

  • Th, 6/29 - Sun, 7/2: Ed Rising National CONFERENCE & Competitions in Orlando


Jenny Murphy
Teacher Leader

Student Officers:

  • Emily A.

  • Rachel C.

  • Sophie S.

  • Ella S.

A good education can change anyone. A good teacher can change everything.


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