Back to School: Community Building Starts Day One

Relationships Matter More Than Rules Community building in the classroom starts on day one. Try these strategies to begin forging strong relationships. Learning doesn’t happen without relationships. In the classroom, rules matter, but as many of us have learned after … Continue reading

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Wait! Do These 8 Things Before You Leave School for the Summer

Congratulations! You made it to the end of the school year. Whether you sailed across the finish line or limped over it, you should be proud of the work you accomplished with your students. Before you completely check out for … Continue reading

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#NAISac 2019 Highlights: Viola Davis and Presenting on Women Seeking Leadership

From listening, in awe, to Viola Davis share her hero’s journey with a room full of educators, to presenting with a group of powerhouse females on women in leadership in independent schools – to a packed audience, we might add – … Continue reading

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6 Tips for Your Job Search

With the 2019 independent school hiring season in full swing, the Educator’s Ally Team wants to make sure you feel as prepared as possible for the opportunities ahead. Here are 6 tips for a successful private school job search: Get … Continue reading

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#NAISPoCC 2018

We’re still not over #NAISPoCC 2018. Being in Nashville, surrounded by a community of educators championing equity and inclusion in our schools was – as always – incredibly inspiring. We cannot wait till next year. Thank you to all of our incredible … Continue reading

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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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Your First Job Search: It’s Not Too Late!

  As the new year begins, many college seniors may have “find a job” on their list of resolutions. At Educator’s Ally, we work with educators at every stage of their career, from senior administrators to college students looking for … 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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