Tag: teacher residencies

A “Grow Your Own” Dream Job: Q&A with Teacher Melodie Miller

Educator Support and Development

November 14th, 2022

Philly native Melodie Miller knew since kindergarten that she wanted to be a teacher one day. “I had a phenomenal kindergarten teacher named Miss Ross,” she says. “She really inspired me because when I was in kindergarten I couldn't necessarily read yet, but she read ‘Chicka Chicka Boom Boom’ almost every day.”  Melodie...

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“I’m Proof That it Works.” Talking Teacher Residencies with Tameka Wingo

Educator Support and Development

June 2nd, 2021

It took a lot of soul searching for Tameka Wingo to make the decision to change careers. But the former marketing professional knew that her true calling was teaching. So Wingo enrolled in the RELAY Graduate School of Delaware’s alternate route certification program, which provided her an immersive teacher residency at Thomas Edison Charter...

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Teacher Residencies Get a Legislative Push

Educator Support and Development

May 10th, 2021

Teacher residencies continue to build major momentum in Delaware. Teacher residencies—a teacher preparation model where a district or school partners with a university to provide coursework and real-life teaching experience to pre-service teachers—now have an official bill in Legislative Hall. The bill looks to more heavily...

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Previewing A Busy Week for Civic Engagement

News

May 10th, 2021

School board elections are tomorrow, May 11. We shared with you last month why they are so important. The next important step is making a plan to vote tomorrow. Decide if you’re going to vote before work or during your lunch break. Find out which polling place works for you. Double check before leaving. Click here to find out more from...

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