After the pie, the stolen moments of football-watching, and the one-hour food coma, many Americans on Thursday will feel truly thankful. Some may even feel an urge, located somewhere between their turkey-bloated stomach and cider-smacking lips, to give back.
Twenty-seven percent of Americans volunteer at... Read More »
Dropping beats at a college in Dairyland might seem a little incongruous. But last month the University of Wisconsin-Madison hosted "Hip Hop Education in the Heartland" as part of the sixth annual Hip-Hop Educator and Community Leader Training Institute. Teachers and academics across the country are... Read More »
Jason Ortiz was a success in corporate marketing for a decade, but his dream of being a teacher never waned. Patricia Anderson Connors worked in dead-end jobs for many years, yet she always wanted to teach. Both Jason and Patricia were motivated for different reasons to change careers in their 30s, but in order... Read More »
Want to teach as an adjunct faculty member? You don't need a PhD or a teaching certificate. If you are out of work or simply looking to pick up some extra cash, teaching part time can be a great source of both income and experience.
Chances are, if you have been working in a business for awhile, you have a skill... Read More »
By Thea Nyberg
With the current economy causing many people to consider a job transition, teaching positions are more popular than ever. "Education is one of a handful of sectors that has actually added jobs in this recession." says Cheryl Palmer, a career expert and president of Call to Career. "Even in hard... Read More »
By Libby Quaid, Associated Press
SILVER SPRING, Md. -- Plenty of people dream of leaving their jobs to become teachers. Today, more people are actually doing it.
Peter Vos ran an Internet start-up. Now he teaches computer science to middle school kids in Maryland.
Jaime McLaughlin used to do people's taxes. Now... Read More »