Dessert with Democracy
Engage in discussions about contemporary issues facing the American public while enjoying delicious desserts.
Fox News: Thousands of Teachers, Students Descend on North Carolina’s Capitol in Protest
“There became this kind of climate where folks really felt like teachers are being disrespected, schools are being disrespected,” Michael Maher, assistant dean for professional education, told Fox News about Wednesday's March For Students and Rally for Respect. “And that kind of came on the heels of the recession, and if you follow what happened in North Carolina, we were hit pretty hard by the recession.”
NPR: Before They Walk Into A Classroom, These New Teachers Will March On The N.C. Capitol
Last week, teachers-to-be WinnieHope Mamboleo and Cristina Chase Lane marched across the graduation stage at North Carolina State University. This week, they'll be marching with future colleagues at the state capitol in Raleigh, asking for better pay and better school funding.
12 Things We Learned at the Beginning Teacher Institute We’re Applying to Our Classrooms
Get a Google phone number and 11 other tips and ideas from a few of the 185 teachers who attended the Beginning Teacher Institute July 11-13.
Beginning Teacher Institute
Teachers in the first three years of their career can receive free professional development from experienced and award-winning educators to help them prepare for the new school year at the Beginning Teacher Institute.