1) Male teachers are vital role models according to another study
2) False accusations hurt male teachers – one man’s story
3) Male teachers crucial as role models
4) MenTeach appears on ABC News Good Morning America
5) Promoting Gender Diversity in the Massachusetts Early Childhood Workforce
6) Can you help my son be a teacher?
7) Male teacher: Looking for a teaching job
8) Discovery Channel looking for some fathers
9) Teaching following retirement from corporate world
10) Resources – Do you want to teach? Find out how…

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1) Male teachers are vital role models according to another study
Male primary school teachers are vital role models for boys, new research suggests. Almost half of men say that a male teacher has been a fundamental role model in their life. Read the details of the article: /node/854

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2) False accusations hurt male teachers – one man’s story
An error in judgment can lead to a false allegation of abuse. Read the one man’s letter about what he did and what happened to him. /node/852

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3) Male teachers crucial as role models
With recent research about male teachers’ significance in serving as role models there have been a wave of articles with more details about the importance of male teachers. Read this story with some additional quotes from education leaders. /node/857

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4) MenTeach appears on ABC News Good Morning America
MenTeach (represented by Jonathan Maiden and Bryan G. Nelson) will be appearing on ABC New Good Morning America on Monday, October 20th, 2008 between 8 – 9AM (Eastern Time) on a brief segment about the rewards and challenges that men face working with young children. /node/860/

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5) Promoting Gender Diversity in the Massachusetts Early Childhood Workforce
A landmark policy recommendation for recruiting and retaining male teachers is a must read if you want to change your state or community. /node/868

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6) Can you help my son be a teacher?

We receive many, many e-mails asking for help. They are powerful messages about young men wanting to teach – either from their parents or the young men themselves. Read one powerful letter from a mom asking for help for her son: /node/869

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7) Male teacher: Looking for a teaching job
This is another e-mail letter from a man who has lost his job to the economic downturn and he is seeking ideas about getting another job. Does being an older man make it even harder? /node/871

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8) Discovery Channel looking for fathers
MenTeach.org usually does not focus on fathers (even though many of us are fathers) because there are so many other sites and organization with a father focus. We thought we would make an exception since the original focus had been about male teachers. MenTeach has been talking with Discovery Channel and it turns out they are changing their focus of their documentary from men in child care to fathers. Read about how you could become a star: /node/872

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9) Teaching following retirement from corporate world

There have been some great discussions in the Forums about teaching. Can a man who is 60 years old get a job teaching in schools? Are there ways that the hiring practices of schools and early education programs keeping men out? Read some of the comments and discussions in the Forums and give your opinion: /node/482

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10) Resources – Do you want to teach? Find out how…
There are many alternative certification programs to help you get your teaching credentials. And there are also some great links to other sites that you need to explore if you want to become a teacher. Check out the Resources: /node/35

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