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Study Confirms Men Outnumber Women in Highest-Paying Jobs in Higher Education

PRESS RELEASE February 13, 2017 Contact Information: Missy Kline Content Manager – Communications and Marketing [email protected] 877-287-2474 Study Confirms Men Outnumber Women in Highest-Paying Jobs in Higher Education Women Occupy Less Than 30 Percent of Top Executive Posts When comparing the salaries and representation of men and women in executive positions in the nation’s colleges and universities over the past 15 years, men continue to hold more top posts than women and also take home more money. ...




9 Schools That Are Hiring English Teachers Like Crazy this Month

You might think you missed the cutoff for teaching jobs if you didn't apply over the summer, but fortunately there are plenty of schools and institutes hiring right now. Some schools actually begin their academic years in January instead of August, while others offer classes year-round and are always looking to add new teachers. ...




The EDifier

Much attention has been paid recently to teacher shortages.  However, less attention has been paid to how schools hire teachers, which has a direct impact on the shortage issue (which varies by subject and region).  Ineffective teachers are more likely to leave, as are those who don’t “fit” well with the culture or demographic of the school. ...




Lucy Kellaway plans to lead the way to teaching for career changers

After years of dispensing careers advice to readers of the Financial Times, the award-winning columnist Lucy Kellaway is quitting journalism for teaching – and wants her readers to follow her.
 
Kellaway wants to do more than retrain as a maths teacher. ...




As charter schools grow, they face challenge of hiring amid a teacher shortage

s California struggles with a teacher shortage, charter schools face distinct challenges recruiting teachers.
Those challenges are exacerbated by the rapid expansion of charters, with the number of schools more than doubling in the past decade. ...




In Fall River the student population is diverse; the teachers, not so much

The first day of school is full of introductions. Teachers introducing themselves to students, and vice versa. Then students introducing themselves to each other, and so on.
Yamil Baez, who teaches Spanish at B.M.C. Durfee High School, has a first day ritual of her own, she developed while teaching at a previous school. ...




Lynchburg, other area school divisions, struggle with diversity gap among teaching ranks

Kenneth Burrows leads a third and fifth grade classroom in a song highlighting different nationalities found at Heritage Elementary School on Tuesday in preparation for their school performance. Burrows is one of only 3.3 percent of male teachers of color in Lynchburg City Schools. ...




Why Are There So Few Principals of Color?

Nancy Gutierrez was primed to shine. As the new principal at Fischer Middle School in East San Jose, California, it was more than a new job for Gutierrez, it was a homecoming. She was a product of the heavily Mexican American, working-class, and immigrant community, and her mom still lived just a few blocks from the school in Northern California. ...




Denver Public Schools make an effort to hire teachers of color

DENVER - Mayor Michael Hancock and Denver Public School Acting Superintendent Susana Cordova held a meeting on Friday with prospective teachers from around the country in an attempt to attract more teachers of color to Denver. 
 
Mayor Hancock and DPS invited 15 teaching candidates of color to Denver as part of "Make Your Mark Denver," an effort focused on increasing diversity in educators. ...




How to Get the Teachers We Want

Specialization would lead to better teaching and higher salaries
“Human capital” is quickly becoming the new site-based management. While few are sure what it means, everyone craves it, has a model to deliver it, and is quick to tout its restorative powers. ...