EEP Educator Journey: It's Impossible for you not to grow!

Posted on January 29, 2020

EEP Educator Journey: It's Impossible for you not to grow!

This summer we sat down with Dana Fornabaio, Assistant Principal from Southwest Preparatory Schools, to find out how the Educator Effectiveness Process (EEP) has helped her grow as an educator. 

Tags : SLI2019, Professional Development, Teacher Preparation, Teacher Evaluations


The Evolution of Teacher Evaluations

Posted on January 22, 2020

The Evolution of Teacher Evaluations

The question of “What does good teaching look like” has been reemerging for centuries. Since the early 1700’s people have depended on individuals with extensive education such as clergy and government officials to conduct the world’s earliest teacher observations. The purpose of teacher observations was to observe the classroom and make judgments about teacher instruction. Sound familiar? The idea of an ideal way of instruction in the classroom has always been a constant in the world of education.

Tags : Teacher Evaluations


5 Ways to Continue Growing as an Educator Everyday!

Posted on January 15, 2020

5 Ways to Continue Growing as an Educator Everyday!

 

Tags : Professional Development


$14 Trillion Spending Bill Includes a Win for Education

Posted on January 08, 2020

$14 Trillion Spending Bill Includes a Win for Education

According to The United States Department of Education 2020, Spending Budget Summary, the fiscal 2020 spending bill President Donald Trump signed on December 20th that received bipartisan support will provide $72.8 billion in discretionary funding for the Education Department. Originally, the President was attempting to abolish 29 programs that are receiving 67 billion dollars in federal aid. Zero of the 29 programs he sought to cut were eliminated. This spending bill includes a $450 million increase for Title I spending on disadvantaged students, a $410 million increase for state special education grants, and will allow for additional funds to support programs that provide academic enrichment and educator training. In this post, we will cover the significance these USDE programs have in the field of education as well as our agency.

Tags : News


YES, Inc.'s 25th year Anniversary!

Posted on January 01, 2020

YES, Inc.'s 25th year Anniversary!