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More Positive Male Role Models Tim Lewis has been teaching in Theodosia, Missouri for four years. Tim has always worked with children, but he wasn't always set on a career in teaching. Prior to becoming a teacher, he was active in…

School is out for the summer and teachers across the country are taking time to share words of encouragement with their students. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2019-2020 school year has been unlike any other in our history.…

The Need for More Teachers North Dakota schools need more teachers. According to North Dakota’s Education Standards and Practices Board, every subject area will experience a “critical shortage” of teachers for at least the next year. In other words,…

Seeking More Involvement After a stable career as an optician, Robin Larrabee moved her family to south Florida and decided to pursue a teaching career. Her children were just about school-aged and she wanted to be more educated about,…

Teacher Appreciation Week 2020 has been unlike any other. Teachers have always had the power to adapt, inspire, and change lives. But in the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic, these powers have been more crucial than ever before. Without…

Wanting Something Stable Like many American Board graduates, Tia Hernandez did not always know she was meant to have a teaching career. After earning her bachelor’s degree in only three years, she moved from her home in Missouri to…

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