Posts Categorized: Masters Education Degree

How to Become a School Principal

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School principals at elementary, middle and high schools oversee the day-to-day functions of a school. They set goals for the school and monitor progress toward those goals. Their role in the school district is ongoing, and many even work in the summer when school is out.

How to Become a Special Education Teacher

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Special education teachers have one of the most challenging, yet rewarding, careers in education. It takes extra compassion and patience to succeed and find enjoyment in this career. Special education teachers may work in public or private schools; requirements may vary depending on school status.

Ohio’s Special Education Reform

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Nationwide, the number of students with disabilities is increasing. In the face of budget cuts and special education teacher shortages, these vulnerable children run the risk of being left behind. In Ohio, efforts are being made to ensure compliance with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and provide an education for all students.

Ohio Eliminates Master’s Degree Requirement for Teachers

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The Value of a Master’s Degree in the Classroom Professionals considering a career transition or current teachers who are looking to renew their professional state teaching license are no longer required to earn a master’s degree according to recent Ohio legislation. However, there is still tremendous value in earning a graduate degree for a career… Read more »

Ohio Schools Experience Change in Student Demographics

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Diversity in the Classroom Ohio is firmly planted in the Midwest; however, the face of the state has been steadily changing in correlation with demographic shifts spurred partly by immigration. These changes can clearly be seen in Ohio classrooms. Public schools across the state are experiencing tremendous diversification as students from various countries, speaking different… Read more »

Connecting With Students, Parents and the Community

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Beyond Your School: Principals foster school spirit, unite community through involvement A principal’s role goes beyond school walls. Principals encourage high levels of academic achievement, maintain facility operations, enforce discipline and foster effective communication between faculty and parents. Principals establish a positive school culture that promotes relationships between students, parents,

DREAMer Deportation Waivers Spur Demand for ESL Teachers

Young immigrants seek American education As of late this summer, young adults brought to the U.S. illegally as children can now apply for a two-year deportation waiver, according to Department of Homeland Security regulations. Candidates must meet the following requirements: Arrived in the U.S. prior to age 16 Currently under age 30 Has lived in… Read more »