State officials: 180,000 teachers needed over the next decade
The New York State education industry is facing a crisis. The New York State Teacher Retirement Program projects more than one third of teachers are currently eligible or will soon be eligible to retire. They estimate districts will need up to 180,000 teachers within the next decade. “The teacher shortage is definitely not looming anymore. […]
Education advocates discuss teacher shortage
The teacher shortage is here, and Chalkbeat has this article about it: Educators met on Friday to share their budget proposals for next year, but an issue facing schools for years to come took center stage. Over the next decade, the New York State Educational Conference Board said about 180,000 new teachers will be needed. […]
25,000 remote students sign up for in-person learning 2 days after opt-in window opens!
About 25,000 fully remote students have so far signed up to go back to classrooms for the remainder of this school year, just two days after New York City opened the opt-in period, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Friday. That number represents nearly 4% of the students who have chosen to learn from home full-time. […]
Student Highlight: Anisa Lett (Teacher Education Masters Degree program for Childhood Education Grades 1 – 6)
This is Anisa Lett she is currently a Teacher’s Assistant at a charter school. She is currently in our Teacher Education Master’s Degree program for Childhood Education Grades 1 – 6. Anisa chose to get her Master’s while working as a Teachers Assistant (TA). Her experiences as a TA pushed her to further her career […]