Confused about Public Education Issues in Louisiana? Watch Educating Louisiana, Thursdays, 8:30 p.m., Cox Cable 4 in NOLA, BR and Lafayette
The Louisiana Association of Public Charter Schools, Caroline Roemer-Shirley, Executive Director, is hosting a weekly series on the state of public education in Louisiana, focusing on the increasing diversity of options in the public school market.
The half-hour show, titled Educating Louisiana, airs every Thursday at 8:30 p.m. on Cox Cable Station 4 in the Baton Rouge, Lafayette and New Orleans markets. The show is hosted by Veronica Brooks, LAPCS's Policy Director.
Ms. Brooks began her career in education with Teach for America as a middle school science teacher and went on to work with Washington D.C. Public Schools and the Louisiana Department of Education before joining LAPCS. She earned a Masters in Public Policy, with a focus on Education, from George Washington University.
PRINCIPALS AND ASSISTANT PRINCIPALS: APPLY NOW FOR SLC FELLOWS PROGRAM DESIGNED TO BUILD SCHOOL LEADERS THAT IMPROVE STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT
The School Leadership Center of Greater New Orleans (SLC) invites principals and assistant principals from public, private, charter and parochial schools to submit applications for the 2014-2015 Fellows Program, a job-embedded professional development program limited to only 30 applicants.The Fellows Program is designed to advance excellence in school administration.
Since 1997, SLC has trained more than 350 school leaders in southeast Louisiana to increase their leadership capacity through the Fellows Program, with a goal of improving student achievement for all students, said SLC Chief Executive Officer Dr. Brian Riedlinger. Historically, Fellows’ schools outperform non-SLC schools on state measures of student achievement, according to Dr. Riedlinger.
Applications are available now online at www.slc-gno.org and due April 15. For more information, contact John Brown or Dr. Cissy LaForge at SLC-GNO.org or call (504) 267-7243.
WANT PROOF THAT BEING A FELLOW CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN YOUR CAREER?
Recently, the University of New Orleans College of Education and Human Development honored the top 10 graduates from over 50 years of operation from these specializations: Guidance and Counseling, Curriculum and Instruction, Special Education and Educational Leadership. Of those honored, four were fellows: Dr. Riedlinger, the Presenter for the Educational Leader; and honorees Dr. Roslyn Smith (Special Education and Habilitative Services), Dr. Kelvin Adams (Educational Leadership) and Mary Laurie (Educational Leadership). Also honored was Dr. Peggy Kirby, a UNO professor who helped establish SLC.
School Leadership Center Common Core Institute
Leading the Common Core in Mathematics
An interactive, job embedded institute for school leaders implementing the Mathematics Common Core State Standards (CCSS), with a focus on understanding the standards for mathematical practice in the context of how they intersect the teaching of math content PK-12.
January 14 and 15, 2014
8:30 am to 3:30 pm
Limited space; registration a must; registration fee
For more information contact:
Dr. Cissy LaForge at firstname.lastname@example.org
REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!
CERTIFIED TEACHERS INVITED TO SEVENTH ANNUAL
NEW ORLEANS CHARTER SCHOOLS TEACHER FAIR
APRIL 27 AT XAVIER UNIVERSITY
Teachers can register, review charter school vacancies and/or post resumes NOW online at eastbankcollaborative.com
Certified teachers are invited to join the New Orleans charter school movement by attending the Eastbank Collaborative of Charter Schools’ (ECCS) seventh annual New Orleans Charter Schools Certified Teacher Fair Saturday, April 27, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., in the Third Floor Ballroom of the Xavier University Student Center, 4980 Dixon St.
“Full and part-time positions are available for certified teachers and those who will be certified by May, 2013,” said ECCS President Kathy Riedlinger. Interested teachers are encouraged to register online at www.eastbankcollaborative.com by April 15.