The Educator’s Room Statement on the Appointment of Betsy DeVos

At  The Educator's Room we have been energized to see how many people have recognized the importance of a strong public education system and have stepped up to take action on behalf of our students and teachers. The support has been non-partisan with Democratic, Republican, and Independent voters questioning who would think to be a good [...]

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[Podcast] What’s Best for Children: An Interview with Susan Ochshorn

During this episode, Franchesca Warren talks with Susan Ochshorn who for nearly two decades,  has worked in a broad range of settings at the local, state, and national levels to bridge research, policy, and practice, to integrate ECE into the larger education reform conversation, and to catalyze social change. We started with a basic question- [...]

[Election 2016] What Do We Tell Our Children?

Last night, in an upset many did not see coming, reality show star, Donald Trump was announced President-Elect of the United States. As I stared at the screen, I initially was too shocked to even react. In the polls leading up to the election, it was clear that he was "gaining ground" but to see [...]

Revamping Your Resume for a Career Change

Almost three years ago, I wrote an article entitled, "Jobs For Teachers Who Leave the Profession" about the various jobs teachers could do outside of being in the classroom. After being shared over 1,000,000 times, I figured we should do an update about HOW teachers can transition into jobs that seem unattainable for a teacher. Over [...]