Is Teach for America a Solution for the Teacher Shortage?Feb 17, 2021
It has been well-documented in this space and elsewhere the scale of the present and looming teacher shortage hamstringing South Carolina’s public schools.
K-12 Teacher Fast Track ProgramJan 28, 2021
What happens when you take an accelerating teacher shortage fed by educator defections and sagging enrollments in education programs, plus the added fuel of a global pandemic?
Assist Scholarships for TeachersMay 13, 2020
$500 AAUW Scholarships Available for K-8 STEAM Teachers Attention K-8 STEAM teachers: what would you do with $500? Would you pay for supplies, take a course, purchase a piece of equipment for the classroom or treat your class to a pizza party? The American Association for University Women (AAUW) is offering a pair of grants…
SC Teacher PrepNov 5, 2018
Photo by Feliphe Schiarolli via Unsplash No intelligent discussion about improving college attendance and graduation rates can fail to address the onrushing teacher shortage now reaching critical levels in South Carolina. The past school year opened 550 teachers short. That explains why the state’s Commission on Higher Education (CHE), a statewide funding agency for educational initiatives in state-owned…
The Rise of the Unconference for Professional DevelopmentAug 16, 2018
If you’ve been to a conference, you know the formula: The organizers determine the speakers, presenters, a panel of experts, maybe some breakout sessions that allow participants to chime in periodically. Participants show up, listen to experts and maybe walk away with some CEUs. If the keynote speaker is entertaining, that’s a bonus. Rarely is…