In the News…

As teachers, we all know that public education is sometimes criticized by the media and those responsible for making education policy decisions. That’s why I want to thank Charles Honey and the School News Network for their continuous effort to shine a light on what’s working in public education across West Michigan.

Click here to read the full article.

Moreover, I appreciate how thoughtfully Charles captured who we are in Tech 21 Academy of Cedar Springs High School. It was such a treat for our students and staff to have you as a guest in our Academy.

Sometimes it can be easy to get discouraged by the budget-cuts and bureaucracy of public schooling, so it just means that much more when efforts like this are made to celebrate the things that really count.

With much gratitude,

Erica

 

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Why Do I Stay in Education?

This week, Beth Shaum is asking teachers the big question of why they persist “despite educational policies that are having a deleterious effect on good teachers staying in the classroom.”

Here’s what makes me stay:

Check out what reasons motivate teacher across the country in Beth’s video embedded below.

Then, be sure to visit her blog http://useyouroutsidevoice.blogspot.com/