Six DO's and DON'T's for Student Teachers

Tips and advice regarding what student teachers should do during their placement/s, as well as what not to do to put their best foot forward.


How Will You Be Remembered?

Join the movement to become a great teacher - support your students, believe in them, and work hard to ensure their success. Learn the qualities of "greatness" and strive to leave a legacy of your own.


Etiquette in the Workplace

Review the essential ingredients for success as you prepare to enter the professional world. Learn what it takes to become a valued colleague and team member, worthy of "Teacher of the Year" recognition.


What Do Parents & Administrators Know About You?

Parents and administrators are monitoring the online activity and social media usage of their teachers and school district employees. Don't let poor decisions ruin your career before it even starts.


How Elementary Teacher Candidates Can Stand Out From the Crowd

If you are an elementary teacher candidate nearing graduation, here are three steps you can take to stand out from other candidates and get noticed by district recruiters.


The ABC's of Being a "Professional" Educator

Teachers are held to a high standard and must take care to demonstrate their professionalism in a variety of ways at all times.


Just a Little Louisiana Gumbo - Part 5

Increase your chances for success by being open to all prospects and possibilities; don't limit yourself when it comes to pursing opportunities or geographic locations different from what you originally planned. There is much to explore and consider in the K-12 world.


Just a Little Louisiana Gumbo - Part 4

Never provide less than 100% - to both your job search, and to your efforts in the classroom. Always strive to "bring your best."


Just a Little Louisiana Gumbo - Part 3

The process of securing a teaching job, as well as growing in the profession, is improved by making connections and networking. Make an effort to reach out and connect with others, share ideas, and support each other - both now and for future growth.


Just a Little Louisiana Gumbo - Part 2

It is important to understand diversity at all levels - from student teachers who must gain additional experience working with diverse student populations via volunteer activities, to colleges and universities that need to make it a priority to place their student teachers in diverse settings, to school district administrators charged with staffing schools with diverse educators.


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