Making Policy Decisions During the COVID-19 Pandemic
With more and more schools across the country shutting down for an extended time, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has provided K–12 educators and school leaders with information about some of the policy implications and offered answers to questions they may have regarding lengthy school closures, as well as resources and tips for online learning and other teaching/learning approaches school leaders are considering during this challenging time. CDC’s “Interim Guidance for Administrators of US K–12 Schools and Childcare Programs” is accessible in English, Spanish, and Chinese.
Rejection can be hard to take, especially when you’ve poured
so much time and effort into a great proposal for your school or classroom. You
may not know how to proceed after putting your best efforts into a proposal
that doesn’t make the cut. A rejected proposal doesn’t have to be the end of
your search. Here are some tips on what to do after your proposal is rejected.
A research study by Horace Mann Educators Corporation, “Closing the Learning Gap: How frontline educators want to address lost learning due to COVID-19,” is based on a nationally representative survey of 941 US educators, including public school K–12 teachers, administrators, and support personnel.
Apply today for the Sphere Summit: Teaching Civic Culture Together 2021. The annual Sphere Summit is a full-scholarship professional development program for educators of grades 5–12 that will take place June 27–July 1 and July 25–July 29 in Washington, DC. The summit will offer a hybrid experience, which will allow for both in-person and online attendance.