Sexual Violence on College Campuses and Title IX Rollbacks

On September 22nd, Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos, announced new and temporary guidelines regarding how schools should be handling sexual violence on college campuses. The changes are concerned directly with how individuals are found guilty of sexual misconduct.  While DeVos stated that "We can't go back to the days when allegations were swept under the [...]

By | 2017-10-01T17:03:33+00:00 October 1st, 2017|Educational Reform, Legal, The State of Education|0 Comments

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 [...]

Changing the Conversation: Teacher Tenure

“When I first started teaching, I thought that I was doing it for all of the right reasons: shorter hours, summers off, no accountability.”- Bad Teacher In one of my undergraduate courses, we analyzed the culture’s view of teachers.  Although inspirational teachers like Mr. Feeny (Boy Meets World), Mr. Holland (Mr. Holland’s Opus), and Mr. [...]

By | 2016-11-01T13:52:23+00:00 March 24th, 2016|Featured, Legal, Recruitment & Retention, Uncategorized|1 Comment

20 More Weeks of Blizzards: A Groundhog's Day Pred-Election

Today marks the 129th year that Punxsutawney Phil (well, maybe the 30th version of him) will come out of his burrow to either see his shadow or not, declaring whether winter will be extended by 6 weeks, or whether spring is pending. However, after today, there's still 20 more weeks of blizzards to endure. They [...]

By | 2016-11-01T13:54:16+00:00 February 2nd, 2016|Featured, Legal, Management, Opinion, Social Studies, Uncategorized|0 Comments