Entries by Christian Michael

This Group Wants to Be the Match.com of Teacher Shortages in California

The California Center on Teaching Careers, which launched in October with a $9.4 million budget, is charged by state lawmakers to deliver millions of dollars in grants to support programs that attract, prepare, and retain more teachers—particularly those that focus on chronic teacher shortage areas, including special education, math, science, and bilingual teachers, as well as in […]

Student cybersecurity competition aims to fill California workforce pipeline

Community colleges across California are working together to fill the workforce pipeline for cybersecurity – one of the most rapidly growing and changing fields in the country – through the CyberPatriot program, a nationwide competition and education program. By introducing students to cybersecurity before they reach high school graduation, the colleges are aiming to foster interest in the […]

100Kin10 Renews Call to Support STEM Teachers

100Kin10, a national nonprofit focused on recruiting, preparing, and supporting teachers in science, technology, engineering, and math, published an open letter on Monday that reiterated the importance of their mission in a new political climate. “To produce big ideas, solve our biggest challenges, and keep America competitive on a global scale, students need excellent educations — in […]

NYU Honors Monica Martinez as Distinguished Alumna

New York, NY (May 13, 2016) – This week the Steinhardt School will launch graduation season with its annual Doctoral Convocation at NYU’s Skirball Center for Performing Arts.  More than 100 students will receive advanced degrees at the event which will begin with a procession through Washington Square Park.  On Tuesday, May 17th, 2,076 undergraduate and […]

Nation’s Largest Producer of Teachers Meets to Discuss Common Core, Data, Clinical Preparation

Fullerton, CA – Teacher preparation programs from across the California State University (CSU) system, California’s and the nation’s largest producer of teachers, met this week at CSU-Fullerton as part of the New Generation of Educators Initiative (NGEI). Funded by the S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation, this learning community’s objective is to transform educator preparation in […]

President Obama Signs the Every Student Succeeds Act

The bipartisan bill passed by the House includes many of the key reforms the Administration has called on Congress to enact and encouraged states and districts to adopt in exchange for waivers offering relief from the more onerous provisions of No Child Left Behind (NCLB). The bill helps ensure educational opportunity for all students by: […]

Share what ‪‎#LatinosAchieve Means to You

The U.S. Department of Education recognizes the importance of Hispanic Heritage Month and encourages you today to take part in sharing what ‪#‎LatinosAchieve means to you! http://bit.ly/1LcgfRW Learners of all types can see achievement gains when schools remake themselves as centers of deeper learning. Eight schools may be pointing the way to how the nation can finally close the gaps […]