Education


Stacy Hoeflich, National History Teacher of the Year

Welcome to our Masters in Education series! Check back each week for another profile of an expert educator.  For the last 13 years, Stacy Hoeflich has taught fourth grade history at Alexandria’s John Adams Elementary School in Virginia. Hoeflich said she was practically born into the classroom; both her mother and sister teach, and long before she […]

Michelle Shearer, 2011 Teacher of the Year

Welcome to our Masters in Education series! Check back each week for another profile of an expert educator.  The Council of Chief State School Officers selected Michelle Shearer as the National Teacher of the Year for 2011. Shearer attended Graduate Programs in Education at Walden University, McDaniel College and Gallaudet University. She teaches Advanced Placement chemistry at […]

The Fallout from New York’s Teacher Ratings

Controversy erupted in February after the New York City Department of Education published ratings of 18,000 public school teachers. The ratings have been criticized as inaccurate, and even the team who designed the system recommended against making the data public. New York City teachers and administrators have argued that publishing the ratings has damaged morale, […]

Best Schools in New Jersey

Whether you are a new teacher who’s looking for your first classroom or a veteran instructor looking for a change of environment, finding the right school for you can be hard. But if you know that the Garden State is definitely where you want to teach, you’ll be glad to hear that New Jersey has […]

Geoffrey Canada, Founder of Harlem Children’s Zone

Welcome to our Masters in Education series! Check back each week for another profile of an expert educator.  Geoffrey Canada has a vision of education that is transforming poor neighborhoods throughout America. Born in the notoriously impoverished South Bronx, Canada knew early on that he wanted to create change through education. Canada told the New York Times […]

Bon Crowder, Author and Innovative STEM Educator

Welcome to our Masters in Education series! Check back each week for another profile of an expert educator.  Bon Crowder is an innovative STEM educator who is making strides in the world of math education. She has taught math for over 25 years in a variety of capacities—from tutoring young children to teaching university calculus. […]