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Implementing a Successful Summer School at Register Here: http://www.edoptions.com/summerschool/index.php

April 5, 2011 from 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Join EdOptions and featured speaker Jack Boyd to discuss online learning, summer school trends, and successful implementations. About the speaker: Jack Boyd has been involved in public and private education for 28 years and is currently the Assistant Principal at Bangor Area High School in Pennsylvania. About Bangor Area High School (BAHS): BAHS has been using EdOptions as a summer school solution for over 5 years with a success rate above 90%. At BAHS, summer is not only a time to recover…See More
Mar 18, 2011
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Implementing a Successful Summer School at Register Here: http://www.edoptions.com/summerschool/index.php

March 15, 2011 from 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Join EdOptions and featured speaker Jack Boyd to discuss online learning, summer school trends, and successful implementations. About the speaker: Jack Boyd has been involved in public and private education for 28 years and is currently the Assistant Principal at Bangor Area High School in Pennsylvania. About Bangor Area High School (BAHS): BAHS has been using EdOptions as a summer school solution for over 5 years with a success rate above 90%. At BAHS, summer is not only a time to recover…See More
Mar 8, 2011
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Losing Quality Teachers – Part 3

In Parts 1 and 2, I discussed the fact that we are losing quality teachers as a result of new teacher burnout as well as retiring experienced teachers. I have shared what I believe to be the personal effects that high teacher turnover has on students who will miss out on the guidance and mentorship I received from past teachers of mine. The impact of losing quality teachers is not only detrimental for our students; it also bears significant financial repercussions for local economies and the…See More
Nov 23, 2010
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Losing Quality Teachers – Part 2

In an earlier post, I discussed the tendency of new educators to leave the teaching profession in the infancy of their careers and asked why and what can be done to support new teachers. New teacher burnout isn’t the only cause of high turnover in today’s schools: Thousands of baby boomer teachers are at retirement-age. Schools are now faced with the problem of replacing younger new teachers as well as retiring experienced teachers. California is…See More
Nov 12, 2010
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Meredith Harris and Tina Giannopoulos are now friends
Nov 10, 2010
Meredith Harris posted a blog post

Losing Quality Teachers – Part 1

Half of new U.S. teachers are likely to quit the profession within the first five years, according to a 2006 study from the National Education Association. One-third of all public school teachers leave the profession within the first three years, states the documentary First Year Teaching. According to the NFLPA, the average career of an NFL player is three and a half seasons. We are replacing teachers faster than football teams are replacing linebackers! In the new documentary, Waiting for…See More
Nov 10, 2010
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Losing Quality Teachers – Part 3

Posted on November 23, 2010 at 10:54am 0 Comments

In Parts 1 and 2, I discussed the fact that we are losing quality teachers as a result of new teacher burnout as well as retiring experienced teachers. I have shared what I believe to be the personal effects that high teacher turnover has on students who will miss out on the guidance and mentorship I received from past teachers of mine. The impact of losing quality teachers is not only detrimental for our students; it also bears significant financial repercussions for local economies and the…

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Losing Quality Teachers – Part 2

Posted on November 12, 2010 at 11:43am 0 Comments

In an earlier post, I discussed the tendency of new educators to leave the teaching profession in the infancy of their careers and asked why and what can be done to support new teachers. New teacher burnout isn’t the only cause of high turnover in today’s schools: Thousands of baby boomer teachers are at retirement-age. Schools are now faced with the problem of replacing younger new teachers as well as retiring experienced teachers.…

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Losing Quality Teachers – Part 1

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Half of new U.S. teachers are likely to quit the profession within the first five years, according to a 2006

study from the National Education Association. One-third of all public school teachers leave the profession within the first three years, states the documentary First Year Teaching. According to the NFLPA, the average career of an NFL player is three and a half seasons. We are replacing teachers faster than football teams are replacing linebackers!…

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The National Honor Society (NHS) is an organization for the high-school students. It is dedicated to recognizing and appreciating the young ones for their excellent performance at educational establishments. Hence, those who satisfy the membership requirements laid down by the school’s chapter can apply for the NHS membership.How to get into National Honor Society?The first task is to figure out if your school consists of an NHS chapter. And, if it does…See More
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