Gina Eaton, M.Ed.
CSUteach Induction and Professional Development Coordinator
Ms. Eaton earned her BA in Middle Childhood Education (Math and Science) at Cleveland State University, she later received a Master's in Math Education from Cambridge College in Boston, and then a Master's in Organizational Leadership her at Cleveland State University.
I was the kid that never wanted to play school and I always said I would never be a teacher. I wanted to be an engineer, originally, but through later experiences, I encountered several teachers in every aspect of my life that piqued my interest in teaching. When searching for guidance about what to do with my life, I met Margaret Frank here at CSU counseling, she opened my eyes to the possibility of becoming a teacher. I took her advice and it was the best decision of my life!
My entire career has been served in urban settings both here in Cleveland and in Fort Worth, Texas. I began teaching 6th grade science but eventually I primarily taught math at multiple grade levels. I also served as grade level team leader, and as a building math coach over the course of about ten years.
I enjoy both learning to use new technology and teaching technology to my students. I am particularly excited to see the glow on the student’s faces when they accomplish even the smallest task. I love to assist lower achieving students in gaining confidence and improving their academic performance and behavior.
I am the Induction and Professional Development Coordinator for the CSUteach program. In my role, I assist enrolled students through one on one conferences and professional development. I develop and implement workshops and training relevant to teaching, education, financial aid and job search. Additionally, I act as liaison between classroom teachers and principals with our program for mentor teacher opportunities and internships.
To date I have organized student loan information sessions, career services, and rubrics analyzing data. Upcoming events include: CSUteach career services series, special education summit, classroom management, and teacher union roundtable, professional development plan and the inductee summer institute.
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College of Education & Human Services
Department of Teacher Education
2121 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44115-2214
2485 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland , OH 44115