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3/09/2015

BEING AN AGENT OF CHANGE IS A DRIVING FORCE FOR A PHILADELPHIA TEACHER

In a March 8, 2015 CBS Philly article, 2014 KSTF Teaching Fellow  Leroy Gray  discusses career preparation and gives advice to aspiring teachers. Read the full article . Leroy teaches physics at Philadelphia-based Science Leadership Academy at …Read More

2/26/2015

HSCSD TEACHERS RECEIVE NATIONAL BOARD CERTIFICATION

KSTF Senior Fellow London Jenks  achieved National Board certification in December 2014. National Board certification is an advanced credential developed for and by teachers. In the Feb. 26, 2015 issue of the …Read More

2/26/2015

S.J. BUSINESSPEOPLE ON THE MOVE

On Feb. 21, 2015, KSTF Executive Director Nicole Gillespie was featured as a South Jersey business person on the move by the Courier-Post. The feature highlights her appointment to the board of …Read More

2/06/2015

CLASSROOM COACHES CRITICAL AS TEACHERS SHIFT TO COMMON CORE

In an EdSource article , Laurie Udesky writes about the role of coaches as schools districts in California work to implement Common Core standards. The relationship between KSTF Senior Fellow Sangeetha Lakshminarayanan , a math …Read More

2/06/2015

SERVICE LEARNING: REAL-LIFE APPLICATIONS FOR LEARNING

KSTF Senior Fellow Anne Watson and a colleague discuss how service learning has increased student engagement at Montepelier High School in an Edutopia video . Check it out to learn more about service …Read More

2/06/2015

BOARD CERTIFIED SENIOR FELLOW FEATURED IN CLASS NOTES

KSTF Senior Fellow Sangeetha Lakshminarayanan achieved National Board certification in December 2014. National Board Certification is an advanced credential developed for and by teachers. Her accomplishment was featured in the Class Notes section of …Read More

2/02/2015

SCIENCE TEACHER FINDS GAINING CERTIFICATION GAVE HER MORE INSIGHT INTO HER CRAFT

KSTF Senior Fellow Kirstin Milks was featured in a Feb. 2, 2015 Herald Times article . The article highlighted a few of the many lessons she learned while preparing her application for  National Board Certification , …Read More

1/27/2015

TEACHER LEADERSHIP AND EDUCATIONAL IMPROVEMENT IN A COMPLEX SYSTEM

In a new Huffington Post blog, KSTF Executive Director  Nicole Gillespie  suggests an alternative to the top-down approach typically applied to drive improvement in the U.S. education system. Read her  blog  to find out …Read More

1/19/2015

QUALITY MATH AND SCIENCE TEACHERS ARE IN HIGH DEMAND IN HOUSTON

In a Jan. 19, 2015 CBS Houston article, 2010 KSTF Teaching Fellow Helen Snodgrass  discusses career preparation and gives advice to aspiring teachers. Read the full article .

10/31/2014

SOUTHRIDGE HIGH TEACHER BRADFORD HILL’S LOVE OF PHYSICS MADE BEAVERTON A MODEL PROGRAM

The work of KSTF Senior Fellow Bradford Hill was profiled in an October 31, 2014 www.oregonlive.com article. The article discusses Bradford’s transformation of how physics is taught in his school, his district …Read More

9/05/2014

ONE COMMUNITY AT A TIME

Heather Buskirk , KSTF Senior Fellow, is featured on the United States’ Department of Education Teach to Lead website. The story chronicles her role in co-founding a STEM-based school focused on project-based …Read More

8/18/2014

FOR UW-RIVER FALLS CLASS, SUMMER MEANS STUDYING AN ICY TELESCOPE

This summer, KSTF Senior Fellow Katey Shirey is introducing high school students to engineering design as an Upward Bound instructor at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. The Upward Bound students are studying the …Read More

8/15/2014

TEACHER LEADERSHIP AS ADAPTIVE LEADERSHIP

In a Huffington Post blog entitled, “ Teacher Leadership as Adaptive Leadership ,” KSTF Executive Director  Nicole Gillespie  discusses viewing teacher leadership as adaptive leadership, and how this idea can be used to drive teacher-led educational …Read More

7/28/2014

AWARD-WINNING SAN FRANCISCO TEACHER INSPIRES KIDS TO FULL POTENTIAL

In a July 28, 2014 CBS San Francisco article, KSTF Senior Fellow Jessica Uy provides career advice to aspiring teachers. Read the full article .

7/10/2014

THE UNTAPPED POTENTIAL OF TEACHER NETWORKS

In a Huffington Post blog entitled, “ The Untapped Potential of Teacher Networks ,” KSTF Executive Director  Nicole Gillespie  describes how teacher networks can be leveraged to improve the U.S. educational system.