T.E.A.M. Teach- October '16


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Teach! 2016 Conference @ West Hills College Lemoore on November 4th! Register Today!


Register at this link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/teach-2016-conference-for-future-educators-tickets-28582056701


We hope you will join us on Friday, November 4th from 9:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m. at the Teach! 2016 conference. Our event is designed for future educators to help them understand what steps they need to take to get into the education field and what it takes to be great in the education field. There are only 150 seats available so sign up now! Lunch, dessert, and prizes are just part of this epic day and there is no cost to attend. The event is for college students, high school students, and community members who are interested in going into education!



9:15-10:00- Registration

10:00-10:15- Kickoff and T.E.A.M. Teach

10:20-11:20- Teacher Prep Programs in the Valley Panel (Fresno State, Fresno Pacific, Impact, Brandman, Grand Canyon)

11:20-11:30- Break

11:30-12:15- Lunch and Learn with a Prime-Time Educator!

12:20-12:50- Sweets and Stories with a Prime-Time Educator!

12:50-1:00- Break

1:00-1:45- High 5… Taking Your Next Steps in the Education Field

1:45-2:00- Closing Ceremonies, Raffle, Celebration!


Gearing up for 2016-2017....
Save-the-Date and Follow Us!

  • Tuesday, October 4th- Huddle! @ WHCL Conference Center- Noon-1:00
  • Friday, October 7th- Road Trip to TBA
  • Friday, November 4th- Teach! 2016 Conference for Future Educators!
  • Tuesday, December 6th- T.E.A.M. Teach Gives Back (Pack) Huddle @ WHCL Conference Center- Noon-1:00

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Thanks to all our T.E.A.M. Teach students who served as mentors at our 5c Experience 2016! Check out the photos below!


WHCL 5c Experience 2016- Week 1

Congrats to our record-number of transfers and graduates! Check out the photos below from our Celebration Huddle in May!


Team Teach

Top 10 Reasons to Join T.E.A.M. Teach


  1. Textbook Check Out - Check out up to three textbooks a semester for free! Books will be available for check out the Wednesday before the semester begins! Saves you hundreds of $ each semester!
  2. Jobs - CTE tutors at local high schools, After School Programs, 5C Experience, AVID, and many other opportunities.
  3. University Partnerships - West Hills College has transfer partnerships and degree completion programs with Fresno Pacific and Fresno State. Take satellite courses, upper division coursework, and credential classes here on the WHC Lemoore campus.
  4. Mentor Connect- Mentor teachers will help guide you through the pipeline.
  5. CBEST Test Prep - Preparation classes for the CBEST test are offered annually.
  6. Counseling - A dedicated T.E.A.M. Teach counselor will meet with you on a regular basis to ensure you have the correct education plan for your chosen teacher pathway
  7. Monthly Huddles and Events- Each month the students in our program "huddle up" for information, food, and support. We also host an annual kickoff dinner, annual conferences, and other events to help you become a teacher!
  8. T.E.A.M. Teach Website- visit our website which has links to register for the program, education links, resources, videos, and other information. Go to teamteach.westhillscollege.com (no www or http required)
  9. T.E.A.M. Teach Updates- Twitter, Instagram, Text, and E-mail- a monthly e-mail from the program, follow us on Instagram (@team.teach)twitter updates, and texts keep you up-to-date on the latest T.E.A.M. Teach information.  You can follow us on Twitter @ Twitter.com/teamteach or get text updates sent directly to your cell phone by texting "follow teamteach" to 40404.
  10. Learning Community Classes: during your first two semesters we have learning community classes available which share students, curriculum, and teachers to prepare you for your own classroom. The learning community classes features classes to help you learn teaching techniques and provide hands-on classroom experiences (Education 1 and Education 5), improve your communication skills (English 1A or 51A and Communications 1), and increase your technology skills (CIS 7)
T.E.A.M. Staff


James Preston- Dean of Educational Services

925-3146; jamespreston@whccd.edu

Office located in the Administration Building


Tiffani Gonzales, T.E.A.M. Teach Counselor

925-3128; tiffanigonzales@whccd.edu

Office located in the Administration Building

Rita Herghelian, T.E.A.M. Teach Advisor

925-3321; ritaherghelian@whccd.edu

Office located in the Administration Building


Jasmine Wyatt- Student-Worker



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