Refresh: A Gathering for Educators

Refresh: A Gathering for Educators
Date Tuesday, June 18, 2024
8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Location Anderson Center Community Room - View maps and directions
Bethel University
3900 Bethel Dr St Paul MN 55112
Instructions for GuestsBethel University - Anderson Center | 2 Pine Tree Drive Arden Hills, MN 55112

*Please note, this is not the Main Campus of Bethel University. Enter through the main doors of the Anderson Center to check in. Signage will direct guests to the Community Room.  
CostThe cost for this event is $15 which includes light breakfast, refreshments, event materials, and lunch.
Registration Please register by Tuesday, June 11, 2024 Register
SponsorsBethel University Education - Undergraduate and Graduate Programs

Event Description

The Bethel Education Department would like to invite you to our fourth annual Refresh Gathering!

We see you, hard working educators, and we want to honor and celebrate you. Through recognition of your hard work, sharing a motivational message, and providing a space to prioritize yourself, our hope for this event is for all educators to leave feeling valued, supported, and motivated to continue the important work ahead with renewed enthusiasm and purpose. Come refresh and enjoy a time of community, laughter and learning. You deserve it! 


There will be:

  • Personal Refreshment such as music, therapy dogs, food, and connection 

  • Intentional Encouragement 

  • Community Engagement

  • Outpouring of Appreciation 

  • ...and more because you deserve to be celebrated!



  • 8:30-9 a.m. | Check-In and Light Breakfast

  • 9-9:10 a.m. | Welcome and Introductions

  • 9:10-9:50 a.m. | Opening Session: Keynote Speaker 

  • 10-11 a.m. | Experiential Engagement Opportunities

  • 11:10-11:40 a.m. | Closing Session: with Keynote Speaker 

  • 11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | Lunch, Connection Time, and Door Prizes

IMPORTANT NOTE: In order to preserve the unique atmosphere desired for this event, this is strictly an in-person event. Virtual attendance is not available at this time.


Registration is open to all education professionals and those with interest in the field. We encourage you to bring a friend or colleague who would appreciate this gathering. All interested must register online.


Please contact Emilee Kerstetter at


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