Judith Herb College of Education

Bored Teachers Comedy Tour Coming to the UToledo Campus

The Bored Teachers Comedy Tour is the Self-Care Teachers Need in Their Lives Right Now!

More than ever, teachers need an outlet to find kick back and laugh at the trials and tribulations of daily classroom life.

Toledo, OH — For the first time in Toledo, The University of Toledo will bring the biggest
entertainment platform for teachers in the world, to the area at the University of Toledo’s
Lancelot Auditorium. Bored Teachers presents the funniest teacher-comedians in the world all on one
stage. Their hilarious skits have amassed hundreds of millions of views on the internet, and
they’re all joining comic forces for a night of laughter you do not want to miss on November 19th
2023. With over 5 million followers across social platforms (Instagram, Facebook, TikTok, YouTube)
and+20 million views every month on their viral comedy videos. The tour includes the most hilarious
and well-known teacher comedians in the business with millions of combined followers as well. This
comedy powerhouse is making its way around the country with +120 shows booked so far this year!
Teachers everywhere need the night of laughter and the Bored Teachers Comedy Tour is the perfect
fix. For a complete listing of all tour stops visit the Comedy Tour page.

Show Information:

Sunday November 19 2023 7:30pm
Bored Teachers: We Can’t Make This Stuff Up? Comedy Tour Lancelot Auditorium
2965 W Centennial Dr, Toledo, OH 43606
buy tickets at: https://www.tix.com/ticket-sales/rocketevents/7253
ticket prices: $50/$45/$35: Limited VIP meet and greets are available

Tour Media Contact: James Tarantino, (772) 828-0730, james@boredteachers.com

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Shirrell White applied and was accepted, along with two other Education students, to participate in the University of Toledo’s Rocket Kids Program.  Unsure of flying 4,000 miles away from home to Italy, she was happy she did.  Rocket Kids is providing her the opportunity to travel the world and teach students of military families from 6th to 12th grade.

Read more here

Rocket and World-Ranked Paratriathlete Finds Her Purpose

Kendra Herber ’07 was born with fibular hemimelia, a congenital limb deficiency where the fibula is short or missing, and had her foot amputated at age two. Rather than holding her back, Herber’s disability would motivate her to become an inspiring teacher, mother, world-ranked paratriathlete, model, self-published author and motivational speaker. She praised The University of Toledo for offering a safe, inclusive place to find her purpose and see her disability as a strength rather than a weakness.

Read more about Kendra at the UToledo Alumni eMagazine.

Rocket and World-Ranked Paratriathlete Finds Her Purpose

Dean Comments on the Teacher Shortage

Dean Raymond Witte, Judith Herb College of Education, talks to ABC news about the shortage of teachers.  To hear the segment click on https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ovUjPOzqaNM

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University of Toledo Graduate and Former Toledo resident Juanita Harris Price M.Ed., CEO of Hillcrest Children and Family Center, receives Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of her work changing lives and strengthening communities. The National Council for Mental Wellbeing presented this award to Mrs. Price at the National Council Convention in Los Angeles, California.

Read the full article here:
NatCon23-Awards Overview-Price.pdf (thenationalcouncil.org)

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