2020 NAIS Online People of Color Conference: “New Decade, New Destinies: Challenging Self, Changing Systems, and Choosing Justice”

By Kate Humphrey For the past seven years, the highlight of Educator’s Ally’s year has been our sponsorship of the National Association of Independent Schools’ People of Color Conference (PoCC). We could not be more excited to support, in our … Continue reading

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National Hispanic Heritage Month: Tips for How to Teach Your Students about Hispanic Cultures

By: Kate Humphrey       Did you know that in 2019, 18% of the U.S. population identified as Hispanic? That is 60.6 million people! From former astronaut Ellen Ochoa to actor Desi Arnaz, to Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor, Hispanic … Continue reading

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COVID-19 and The Hiring Season: Virtual Demo Lessons

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused uncertainty in everyone’s daily life, especially for our teachers and students.  However, the good news is that hiring is still moving forward at many schools, albeit, virtually.  We have been hearing from many of our … Continue reading

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COVID-19 and Our Schools: Remote Learning

As the news about COVID-19 changes daily, our schools are put in a unique position about how to handle the uncertainty around absences, school closures, and remote learning.  The last week has been full of faculty meetings to discuss contingency … Continue reading

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Learning Math Can Be Fun & Games

  In recent years, math instruction and curriculum has taken on a new, constructivist face. The teacher’s role in this model has shifted from the central possessor of knowledge to that of the facilitator of learning. Children from preschool through … Continue reading

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2019 Highlight: Dr. Joy DeGruy

While we’re excited for all that 2020 has in store for us, we’d be remiss if we didn’t share a final thought on one of our highlights of 2019. As is the case each year, 2019’s NAIS People of Color … Continue reading

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Your Job Search Over Winter Break

We know that the weeks between Thanksgiving and Winter Break feel hectic for everyone, and that goes double for teachers!  Hopefully, you find yourself with some well-deserved downtime during Winter Break, and in-between time with family and friends, you can … Continue reading

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Why Use Educator’s Ally?

One of the questions we get asked a lot is, “why should I use a placement agency like EA in my job search?”.  Read below to find out how EA’s approach to helping you find a great teaching job in … 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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