Education notebook: Morrison teacher one of eight in America to win agriculture award | Education

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The National Excellence in Teaching About Agriculture Award is presented annually by the National Agriculture in the Classroom Organization to teachers that incorporate agricultural concepts to cover other subjects, such math, art, reading or, in Tammy Will’s case, science. Courtesy, Morrison Public Schools National recognition: Morrison High School’s Tammy Will is one of eight teachers … Read more

Department of Education announces 2022 Teacher of the Year finalists

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Department of Education on Thursday announced the 10 finalists for the 2022 West Virginia Teacher of the Year award. The finalists were selected among the Teachers of the Year from each school district: — Kelly Bryant, a third-grade teacher at Logan Elementary School.— Brian Casto, an eighth-grade West Virginia … Read more

‘I’LL ALWAYS BE A MONROE TROJAN’ Longtime special education teacher ready to embrace retirement

Retiring Monroe High School special education teacher Tim Toth sits beside just a few of the many wooden canes that were made for him by his students over the nearly 37 years he's taught in the district. Toth's official retirement date is Wednesday.

For 51 of the 60 years he’s drawn breath, Tim Toth has been a Monroe Trojan. A 1979 Monroe High School graduate, Toth returned to Monroe Public Schools just a few months after graduating from Michigan State University in 1983 to accept a position as a substitute special education teacher. Short-term subbing quickly turned into … Read more

Nominations open for 2021 Kentucky Special Education Teacher of the Year; deadline is July 15

Nominations open for 2021 Kentucky Special Education Teacher of the Year; deadline is July 15

Nominations are being accepted for the 2021 Kentucky Special Education Teacher of the Year award. Any full-time special education teacher in the Commonwealth is eligible for the recognition. Special education teachers may be nominated by students, parents, teaching peers, superintendents, directors of special education or anyone from the community who has an interest in honoring … Read more

COVID-19 kills veteran officer, special education teacher and a high schooler

Hector Moya served 22 years with the Newark police. He was 55 years old. June 13, 2021, 1:07 PM • 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article More than 599,000 Americans and counting have died from COVID-19. Each week ABC News is spotlighting several Americans who have died from the virus. This week, … Read more

VCU awarded 100K Innovation Fund grant for teacher training in STEM education

VCU received its fifth grant from the 100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund, which creat...

VCU’s Global Education Office and School of Education will work with Universidad El Bosque in Bogotá, Colombia, to bolster STEM education for Colombian and U.S. students. VCU received its fifth grant from the 100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund, which creates partnerships between universities to provide students with access to new exchange and training … Read more

Sunnymead first grade teacher named Governor’s Education of the Year

Sunnymead first grade teacher named Governor's Education of the Year

Mayor Shawn Lipani, left, with Caitlyn Sonier and her daughter.PHOTO COURTESY OF HILLSBOROUGH TOWNSHIP × Mayor Shawn Lipani, left, with Caitlyn Sonier and her daughter.PHOTO COURTESY OF HILLSBOROUGH TOWNSHIP Caitlyn Sonier, first grade teacher, is Sunnymead Elementary School’s Governor’s Educator of the Year for 2021. Sonier has been a member of the Hillsborough School District … Read more

Husband of teacher killed in hit-and-run raising money for causes in her honor

Husband of teacher killed in hit-and-run raising money for causes in her honor

GREENVILLE, S.C. (WSPA)- Ryan Soukup is looking to do good in honor of his late wife, Carli Brewer Soukup. She was killed in a hit-and-run on Sulphur Springs Road in the Berea area while biking Sunday. “She was just…the most loving, beaming girl I’ve ever met,” Soukup said. After growing up in Florida, Carli Brewer … Read more

Education Secretary Cardona and NY Rep. Jamaal Brown to Visit Mercy College to Discuss Teacher Pipeline

Education Secretary Cardona and NY Rep. Jamaal Brown to Visit Mercy College to Discuss Teacher Pipeline

June 11, 2021 | : U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona is scheduled to visit Mercy College’s Bronx Campus on Monday, June 14 to with to discuss improving the teacher pipeline, particularly for students of color, according to U.S. Education Department officials. He will be joined by New York Rep. Jamaal Bowman Dr. Miguel Cardona Other … Read more

Professor develops video modeling application – Teacher Education

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June 11, 2021 — DENTON — When it comes to phone applications there is a saying — “There’s an app for that.” However, Minkowan Goo, PhD, an associate professor in the teacher education department at Texas Woman’s University, found that is not always the case. Goo saw a need for a better resource for teachers to … Read more

Eastern Florida State College Offers New Bachelor Program in Education to Address Teacher Shortage

Eastern Florida State College Offers New Bachelor Program in Education to Address Teacher Shortage

priority deadline for students interested is July 28 Eastern Florida State College is starting a new Bachelor’s Degree track in Education to tackle a critical shortage of science teachers in grades 6-12 in Brevard Public Schools. (EFSC image) BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – Eastern Florida State College is starting a new Bachelor’s Degree track … Read more