Tag: Wilmington University

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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August 23, 2013

News, Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success

August 23rd, 2013

Local News The News Journal Carney, school leaders meet in hopes of making college more affordable Leaders from all of Delaware’s colleges met this morning at Conrad School of Science near Newport to brainstorm ways to make higher education more affordable. The meeting was part of a series that U.S. Rep. John Carney is hosting to help gather...

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June 19, 2013

Early Childhood Education, Policy and Practice

June 19th, 2013

Local News The News Journal New teachers not prepared, report says The National Council on Teacher Quality report released Tuesday described the nation’s teacher preparation system as “an industry of mediocrity” and called on policymakers to make changes in the higher education system. Nationally, very few programs rated highly on the...

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June 14, 2013

Early Childhood Education, News, Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success

June 14th, 2013

Local News The News Journal Christina needs to fill board vacancy Christina School Board member Gina Backus has resigned due to a job-related relocation, leading officials to seek nominees to fill her position. That sets up a possible repeat of a controversy over board appointments that took place last year. The board’s selection will fill the...

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