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Without a doubt, the 2020-2021 school year was unlike any other. When the spring 2020 semester was uprooted by the COVID-19 pandemic, teachers had already established meaningful bonds with their students. But the fall 2020 semester, the start of…

Memorial Day Weekend is here. The unofficial start of summer, Memorial Day is about so much more than pool parties and barbecues. With its arrival, we pause to recall its true meaning.  Memorial Day's Meaning It's important to note…

Thanks to the dedication and tirelessness of some Indiana legislators, it will soon be easier to earn Indiana teacher certification. Specifically targeting career-changers, the new streamlined path to certification leverages real-world experiences in lieu of student teaching time. The…

American Board’s online teacher certification program provides local community members with the fastest and most efficient path to teacher certification. To do so, the program requires that graduates simply show competency in pedagogy—the art of teaching—and in a subject…

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,…

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…

Now there is more than one way to become a teacher in Ohio. American Board's program became available in Ohio in November 2018. This addition of an alternative path to teacher certification was in response to the growing teacher…

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