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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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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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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Candidate Perspective: College Senior, Erika

Candidate Perspective: College Senior, Erika The start of the school year can have many college seniors wondering what they will do after they graduate (and how they’ll have time to get a job).  Don’t fret! EA is here to help. … 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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10 Reasons Why Marrying a Teacher is the Best

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, the Educator’s Ally team thought we’d share a little-known secret about teachers – people who marry them are the happiest. Why? Our friends at THINK ALOUD break it down for you. Take a … 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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Caine’s Arcade – The Power of Cardboard!

Caine Monroy was just an average kid who hung out at his Dad’s used auto parts store in Los Angeles before a chance encounter with filmmaker, Nirvan Mullick, who discovered and showed the world that Caine was anything but average. … Continue reading

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How to Engage Young Alumni Today

  Did you know that Educator’s Ally helps schools with hiring for Advancement searches? It’s an area of growth for our schools and one we’re being tapped for help with more and more. To that end, we’re excited to announce … Continue reading

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The Hotchkiss EFX Lab: A Modern Day Playground

It is no secret that STEM labs are popping up on campuses across the country. Still, some schools are taking design-thinking spaces to a whole new level, and Hotchkiss’s EFX (Engineering, Fabrication, Exploration) Lab is one of these places. Their … Continue reading

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