Madison Woodward, Author at The Educators Room

About Madison Woodward

Madison is a teacher at a public alternative high school for students with severe behavioral concerns. She has become an advocate for marginalized students and equity in education since entering alternative education. During the day she teaches high school history, and at night she is a part-time GED instructor.

White House Infrastructure Bill: What it Means for Equitable Education

Just two months into Joe Biden’s Presidency and one COVID-19 relief bill later, there are talks of a substantial infrastructure bill from administration insiders. The bill, which hopes to bring job opportunities to countless Americans, includes provisions related to climate change, pharmaceutical drug affordability, and childcare. The provisions that would have perhaps the most profound [...]

Interviewing Schools to Find the Best Fit For You

As hiring season for the next school year approaches, it’s time to have a real conversation about teacher interviews. When we interview for a position we often focus on convincing the place we want to work to hire us. The spotlight is on you to knock it out of the park and come off as [...]

6 Tips For Teachers Surviving Starting Mid-Year During a Pandemic

Whether you are a new teacher graduating in December, coming back from maternity leave, or making a mid-year move, picking up a teaching position after the school year has begun is challenging.  I personally took over a teaching position after the first quarter of a school year, following a parade of substitutes. The previous teacher [...]

Results of the Election: What’s Next for Educators?

A week after the election, we have a much better grasp of what is to come in two short months. Joe Biden was declared the President-elect over the weekend, bringing many solace and others concern. Over the weekend, President-elect Joe Biden’s website was updated to include information on the transition that will take place in [...]

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