Welcoming Men into Early Childhood Careers

It is time to reimagine our field and find new ways to give families the services they need. One promising way is to draw on a pool of untapped talent: our men. – Calvin Moore, Jr., Council for Professional Recognition If asked ‘What do you want to be when you grow up?’ most boys’ choices […]

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I’m a male primary school teacher and it’s a nightmare – we’re always ‘dating’ other teachers, but we get our own bathroom

Being a teacher is tough at the best of times, but one primary school teacher has shared some of the problems that are reserved for male members of staff. The teacher, who goes by Mr Chuntz on social media, revealed some of the annoying little things that bother him about school life. The primary school […]

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For many of his students, male teacher has earned the title of favorite science teacher.

With more than 700,000 followers on TikTok he might be your favorite science teacher too. ”That’s one of the reasons why I love education. They encourage me to be who I am. I don’t have to put on a facade when I’m teaching in the classroom,” Bowen said. Bowen said his students encouraged him to […]

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Black male teachers pay tribute to their heroes: ‘They’re needed so much’

Black male teachers have often said that they are underrepresented in classrooms but the role models that exist have inspired others to become educators. Kurt Russell, who was recognized as the 2022 Teacher of the Year by the Council of Chief State School Officers, said the bug bit him when he had a Black male […]

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Editorial: School Dress Codes Often Target Girls. What Happens When Male Teachers Have to Enforce Them?

As a male special education teacher and IEP coordinator in a rural Missouri high school, Mike Ryan said he has to walk a “very fine line” discussing attire with female students. Enforcing the dress code is a standard part of his job as a teacher, Ryan said, and he only occasionally has to deal with […]

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