Video: Why do men teach elementary children?

This video shows male elementary teachers from around the country talking about things they like about their jobs in an attempt to get more high school students to consider elementary teaching as a career. My classmate and I made it for our education capstone project at Presbyterian College in Clinton, SC.

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Charleston County School District, University of South Carolina create Men of CHS Teach program in new partnership

Charleston County School District (CCSD) announces a new partnership with the University of South Carolina (UofSC) for a program that sets a pathway for men of color to become teachers. District officials said with under 20% of teachers in the district of color and nearly half of the students being of a racial minority, they […]

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After early hardships, this Hispanic Chicago PE teacher relishes being a role model

Hector Rodriguez knew a return to in-person instruction would come with some challenges for many students, especially after 18 months of remote learning. Before students walked into his class in late August, the James Ward Elementary physical education teacher made it his mission to create a safe and comforting environment after an extended period of […]

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Scholarship: The Apple Pre-Ed Scholars Program at Huston-Tillotson in Texas

Huston-Tillotson University in Texas has recently been awarded a Certificate of Commendation from the Texas Education Agency (TEA) for Exemplary Performance in; Preparing the Educators Texas Needs -Percentage of prepared teachers who identify as Teachers of color, for the past academic year 2018-2019. This commendation from the Texas Education Agency highlights specifically the work the university […]

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Australia: Male Teachers Play an Important Role in the Future of Education

Men play a critical part in improving education systems when they become teachers. In a profession where women are the majority, male teachers diversify the education workforce and make a significant impact as role models for children. The teaching profession is expected to grow 4% or more in the next decade at all teaching levels. […]

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How one Black male teacher is breaking stereotypes and shaping the next generation

It’s a role that is typically led by a female. Fewer than 3% of pre-school and kindergarten teachers are men, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Jeremy Walton is working to break the stereotype as the only male early childhood teacher at Next Door Milwaukee. Next Door Milwaukee is a learning environment that […]

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