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Answering the Call and Addressing the Challenge (10/11/13)

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Teaching is an important calling and an economic imperative. More than any other school-based factor, a teacher has the greatest influence on student achievement, and according to Economist Eric Hanushek, replacing the bottom 7%-12% of U.S. teachers with average teachers would position the U.S. back among the world’s highest-performing countries. Most important, a quality education […]

Career Changer on Path to Classroom Teacher (10/3/13)

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Marian McCellan is on an inspiring venture. She has left behind the corporate world to become a classroom teacher. “I want to use my love of chemistry and my engineering degree outside of the cubicle farms of the world’s largest oil company.” Marian has enrolled in the American Board Teacher Certification program, and she is […]

Teacher of the Year Shelley Dalpiaz Goes to Washington (9/27/13)

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The 2013 American Board Teacher of the Year Shelley Dalpiaz had an opportunity to meet with South Carolina’s U.S. Senators Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott, as well as former U.S. Education Secretary Rod Paige, during her trip to Washington, DC, on September 25th. Joined by her husband Stephen, who is in the Air Force reserves, […]

The St. Louis American Honors American Board Certified Teacher (9/15/13)

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Deitre Terrell, an American Board certified teacher, was recently recognized in The St. Louis American‘s Salute to Excellence in Education. Terrell is a career changer who is now a reading interventionist instructor for the Ultimate Purpose Program (UPP) at Confluence Charter Schools in St. Louis. After graduating from the University of Central Missouri with a […]

The Spectrum: Utah Teacher of the Year Earns Accolades for Role in Digital Classroom (9/1/13)

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Named the American Board Utah Teacher of the Year, Sara Layton is no stranger to the classroom, but she currently spends her days taking a different approach to teaching. Layton works primarily out of her kitchen in her Santa Clara home but still spends about eight hours a day instructing high school seniors. She is […]