Caring for Students in the Wake of a Traumatic News Event

Protests turned to violence in the nation’s capital as rioters interrupted a joint session of Congress held to certify the presidential election.  The resulting news footage would likely trouble some children as much as it troubled the adults around them, educators said. And even students who don’t fully understand the events may feel a senseContinue reading “Caring for Students in the Wake of a Traumatic News Event”

Spotlighting SEL in Educator Preparation

Social and emotional learning (SEL) is a vital curriculum component in the preparation of aspiring teachers and future administrators. HCDE’s Educator Certification and Advancement (ECA) division, a state-accredited educator preparation program that prepares and certifies aspiring teachers, principals and superintendents, provides extensive SEL training to all of its candidates.  As an alternative pathway provider offeringContinue reading “Spotlighting SEL in Educator Preparation”

E&E Team Member Spotlight

Leading School Culture During a Pandemic Team Member: Cierra B. Nickerson Cierra Nickerson is a proud educator and an advocate for educational equity. A Teach for America alumna with over 11 years of education experience, she has served in various capacities such as an English as a Second Language Teacher, a teacher recruiter, leadership recruiter, aContinue reading “E&E Team Member Spotlight”

Stretch Your Dollar with Educator Discounts

Each month we will feature a few businesses where educators can stretch their dollar. As part of our commitment to literacy, Half Price Books supports educators, school teachers and librarians in the community with an Educator Discount Card to save 10% all year round! Shop HPB for a great selection of children’s books and educationalContinue reading “Stretch Your Dollar with Educator Discounts”

Educator Grant Resources

Teaching Tolerance Grants Description: Teaching Tolerance Educator Grants support educators who embrace and embed anti-bias principles throughout their schools. These grants support projects that promote affirming school climates and educate youth to thrive in a diverse democracy. The grants fund projects on three levels: school, classroom and district. School- and District-Level These projects will focus onContinue reading “Educator Grant Resources”