The Performance Art of Teaching

Whether you’re teaching a Math or Science class, engaging students in a History or English Harkness discussion, there remains one common thread essential to captivating your audience: recognizing that one key ingredient is the art of performance. At least that’s … Continue reading

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Recruiting Without Bias at Private Schools

As 2017 comes to a close and the 2018 hiring season kicks into high gear, independent school administrators and faculty may be reflecting on how they can improve upon their school communities and the ways in which they can make … Continue reading

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First Impressions Count: How Educator’s Ally Can Help You Stand Out in a Job Search

Your resume looks great. Your references are in order and on standby. You know exactly what position you’re looking for and what type of school environment you’re seeking. So why would you need to use an agency for your independent school job search? … Continue reading

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A New Spin on a Chemistry Classic

How many science teachers out there have taught the periodic table to only be met with students scratching their heads (and not from lice!)? This ingenious table will change everything, especially for your visual learners. Take a look! Who knew … Continue reading

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EA Retreat: a pause for reflection

  Here at EA, we’ve had a busy summer and we’re looking forward to an even busier fall! But before the launch of the new school year, the EA team took some time to step back and reflect on this … Continue reading

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Faculty meetings, staff icebreakers, and classroom prep, OH MY!

  As teachers head back to school for faculty meetings and classroom prep, the EA team wanted to help by providing some ideas to mix up the back to school routine. From faculty and staff icebreakers to tips on hitting … Continue reading

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New Year, New Job Search: Go After Your Goals in 2017

A new year offers a clean slate, a fresh chance, a sense of uncharted possibility for what’s to come in the next trip around the sun. Perhaps you’re ready for more leadership responsibilities, or it’s simply time for a change. … Continue reading

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Tips for a Successful Private School Job Search Part I

Helpful Hints to Keep in Mind in the Early Stages of Your Job Search & How to Impress During an Interview   In the work we do at Educator’s Ally to recruit the best teachers and administrators for private school … Continue reading

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Race, Equity and Leadership in Schools

A little over a year ago, Cate Gardner, Associate Director of PreK-12 Programs at Harvard Graduate School of Education, had an idea for “a professional learning institute for school leaders and educators based on a growing need in the field.” … Continue reading

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The Independent School Job Search: When Should I Start?

As the school year is underway, you may find yourself thinking about the next step in your career. Are you currently teaching in a private school and looking for a new community or do you want to make the move … Continue reading

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