First-Year Prince William Teacher Credits Mentoring Program to Surviving Teaching Amid the Pandemic

First-Year Prince William Teacher Credits Mentoring Program to Surviving Teaching Amid the Pandemic By Kelley Wyatt After being a stay-at-home mom for eight years, Jacqueline Pelzer was ready to re-enter the workforce. She still wanted to help children, so she took a job teaching physical education and health at Potomac Middle School in Prince William […]

First-Year Fauquier Teacher Reflects on Teaching Amid the Pandemic

First-Year Fauquier Teacher Reflects on Teaching Amid the Pandemic Shortly after graduating with her master’s degree in education, Leah Gornick got the call she’d been waiting for. She got the job. Less than a week later, she packed up her life in North Carolina to jump-start her education career, teaching social studies at Liberty High […]

The Key to Supporting, Retaining New Educators of Color 

The Key to Supporting, Retaining New Educators of Color Written By: Danielle Nadler   The American education system underwent a historic shift just six years ago. During the 2014-2015 academic year, the majority of public school students were, for the first time, no longer white. And this majority-minority shift has continued to progress since. Studies predict that by 2029 students of color will make […]