Adventures in Rare Book School: The Value of Supplemental Coursework Opportunities

Many of us have spent countless hours drooling over the Rare Book School course descriptions, and dreaming of the day when we find a job that will fund us in our quest to attend such a program. 702 more words

Education & Curriculum

My Year Long Job Search

The Timpanogos Times came out again this week. Here is my latest column wherein I explain the challenges of being out of work for over a year. 1,262 more words

Professional Development

Becoming #FutureReady, one step at a time.

Last week, I had the honor of speaking at the Future Ready Superintendent Summit, organized by the Department of Education and hosted by the White House. 449 more words

Big Picture

What Thanksgiving Day tradition has the power to reshape you?

Admittedly the turkey can reshape our waistline but, no, that is not what I have in mind here.  What I am referring to is the neuroscience of giving thanks, also known as gratitude.  144 more words

Professional Development

Mercyhurst University Alums Empower Future Educators

Jessica Pepe is a graduate student at Mercyhurst University. She is associate counselor of Alpha Beta Pi Chapter.

On November 8, Mercyhurst University in Erie, Pennsylvania welcomed back 20 alums who have been in the field of education from 1-5 years to present at the 8th annual Teaching and Learning Expo. 358 more words

Teacher Education

Do I Love Them?

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It’s been a few weeks since both the opportunity and the motivation converged for long enough for me to get some thoughts out.  937 more words

Professional Development in 2015

I have a rule in my house: we never return from a vacation without having decided on the next one. It’s easy to find reasons why you just… 379 more words