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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Preventing Summer Slide

Now that summer vacation is in full swing, parents and teachers alike may be concerned with preventing the “summer slide” with their students. This recent article from Education Week provides a few tips for helping your students’ skills stay sharp long … Continue reading

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Looking Back and Moving Forward: End of School Year Reflections

As we head into the final stretches of the school year, each teacher and student should take time to reflect on the highs and lows of the year. What worked? What flopped? How can you improve for next year? What … Continue reading

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The best MakerSpace is between your own ears!

“The best MakerSpace is between your own ears!” These words of wisdom came from Gary Stager, PhD, lecturer and renowned leader in the Maker movement. The EA team had the pleasure of hearing Gary speak at this year’s ATLIS (Association of Technology … Continue reading

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EA Heads to the ATLIS 2016 National Conference

Team EA is gearing up for next week’s ATLIS 2016 National Conference in Atlanta, Georgia. We look forward to connecting with old friends and new at this meeting of independent school technology leaders. Are you attending? Reach out to us … Continue reading

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Getting In: Admissions and the Private School World

While there are many differences between independent and public schools, one of the biggest is the existence of an admissions office. In order to attend a private school, be it a boarding school such as Lawrenceville or Taft or a … Continue reading

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EA Attends the NAIS Annual Conference

The National Association of Independent Schools Annual Conference is an exclamation point on the work we do here at Educator’s Ally. Administrators and teachers from across the country will gather this week in San Francisco to partake in their biggest … Continue reading

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