2015 NAEYC Conference – An Opportunity of a Lifetime

In November 2015 I had the opportunity of a lifetime, a chance to attend the National NAEYC conference. I was selected along with a fellow classmate Joe Raygor, to co-present with Dr. Jill Klefstad and Lindsay Barnhart. Our presentation was on the topic of High Impact Practices used in the classroom to retain future teachers. […]

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Program aims to draw young males to leadership

After being involved with the Young Male Leadership Academy since the eighth grade, Adrien Pocasongra describes it as one of the best things he’s ever done. “It gives me a sense of belonging,” said Pocasongra, now a junior at Warren Central High School. Michael Coleman, a minority teacher recruiter at Warren County Public Schools, has […]

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How to encourage more men to take up teaching as a career

“It is challenging to be a minority group and it would be great to see more men in a primary setting,” says Broome Primary School’s Simon Zuvich who teaches physical education and literacy. Figures from the WA Education Department show that 17.2 per cent of teachers in state primary schools are men, down from 19.9 […]

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Study: Of the Israeli men teachers satisfied with their career (88%) would recommend the field of education over women (69%)

Israel’s teacher burnout problem may not be as severe as previously thought, a study released Sunday suggests. 65% of teachers are satisfied with their career choice, the TACK poll for Herzog Academic College revealed, compared to 23% who are ‘satisfied enough’ but not planning to continue the career path permanently and just 11% who are […]

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Free or reduced tuition programs for men to teach

There are more and more programs for men to become teachers. Some are free tuition, others are reduced tuition. There have been other programs that have been created that don’t always last but it’s exciting to know that they were created. If you know of other programs that we don’t have listed – please send […]

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Training More Black Men to Become Teachers

During his high-school days, no football game could start without Louis Blackmon III: the team’s center. Each play began with his snap. Though Blackmon was renowned for his hustle on the field, he didn’t put the same effort into the classroom. “In school, I was just an average guy,” Blackmon said. Typically, he pulled Cs, […]

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