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    Advice for New Principals: 'It's All About How You Treat People'

    • Jul 16, 2019
    • Denisa R. Superville

    Are you a new principal? Looking to become a principal, but you are unsure? Read on to hear from 3 principals who offer advice and lesson they have learned in their first year on the job. From advice, words of wisdom, and the best resources, they cover it all.

  • Job Fairs for Teachers: What You Need to Know

    • Mar 4, 2019
    • Bob Harris

    Who's planning on changing jobs next (school) year? It might sound ambitious to start planning for recruitment fairs now, but you'd only be doing yourself a favor. Read on to find out why.

  • 7 Signs Your Resume Isn't Making the Grade

    • Oct 25, 2018
    • Carson Kohler

    Is your resume stored away in an ancient folder on your computer? It might be time to give it an update.

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    Teachers: What Should You Bring to an Interview?

    • Oct 24, 2018
    • Jamie Malinak

    You landed the interview! Now, what to bring? Here are some tips about how to decide what to include in your portfolio.

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    Switching Careers: What to Expect

    • Oct 24, 2018
    • Jamie Malinak

    You've finally decided to follow your calling and become a teacher. Here are a couple of differences from your last workplace you should know about.

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    5 Things to Know About Today's Teaching Force

    • Oct 23, 2018
    • Madeline Will

    A lot of change has taken place in the teaching force, but what do the real facts and figures look like? This report shows key findings that include diversity and growth within the teaching profession.

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    Thinking of a Career in Education Outside of the Classroom?

    • Oct 1, 2018
    • Jamie Malinak, Senior Director at Norfolk Public Schools

    Though the classroom may feel like home now, where do you see yourself in a few years? Here are several ways to advance your career in education.

  • So, You Didn’t Land a Teaching Job This Year …

    • Oct 1, 2018
    • Bob Harris, Chief Human Resources Officer, Pittsburgh Public Schools

    For those that didn't land a teaching job, we've got 5 positions in education that you may want to consider. These jobs will help you enhance your skills as you prepare for the next hiring season.

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    5 Ways to Ace Your Next Interview

    • Sep 24, 2018
    • Jamie Malinak, Senior Director at Norfolk Public Schools

    Looking for interviewing tips specific to teaching jobs? We've got them. Here are 5 ways to ace your next interview and set yourself apart from other candidates.

  • Which States Pay Teachers the Most (and Least)?

    • Nov 3, 2017
    • Brenda Iasevoli

    A new study reveals the wide range of teacher salaries from state to state. Alaska and New York pay teachers nearly double the salaries of those working in Mississippi and Oklahoma, says a new study by GoBankingRates.

  • What Makes a Principal Great?

    • Nov 3, 2017
    • Cindi Rigsbee

    Great principals aren’t expected to do it all alone, and they don’t expect that of themselves. They "distribute" leadership as they work with assistant administrators and teacher leaders to achieve the vision of the school. They take care of themselves and urge others to do the same because they know there’s always another hill to conquer and they need to be in tip-top shape to keep climbing up.

  • Interview Tips for Teacher Candidates

    • Nov 3, 2017

    Interviewing can be stressful for even the most seasoned professionals. But rest assured there are (easy) steps that you can take to set yourself up for success. Our guest blogger, Verneita Hunt, an Associate Director of HR provides some solid advice for teachers who are tackling the interview process.

  • 10 Tips Guaranteed to Bring You Success Early in Your Teaching Career

    • Nov 3, 2017
    • Erika Bilenki

    Set yourself up for success with these 10 tips. Teaser - Tip #3 is set a time to go home. Let's be real, the work never stops for a teacher. You could just keep going and going. In order to be successful and feel successful you need to go home at a reasonable time, enjoy time with family, and rest for the next day. You cannot run yourself into the ground day in and day out.

  • 4 Things Great Principals Don't Do

    • Nov 1, 2017
    • Monica Washington

    The true beauty in leadership is being able to discern when to pull back and not give teachers things they don't need. There is a balance that great principals learn, and because of that balance, they generally have happy teachers in their classrooms.

  • Educators Are More Stressed at Work Than Average People, Survey Finds

    • Nov 1, 2017
    • Madeline Will

    Teachers are feeling especially stressed, disrespected, and less enthusiastic about their jobs, a new survey has found. The survey, released by the American Federation of Teachers and the advocacy group Badass Teachers Association on Monday, included responses from about 5,000 educators. It follows a 2015 survey on educator stress—and finds that stress levels have grown and mental health has declined for this group in the past two years.