Eartha M.M. White and her mother Clara White, 1910. A former opera singer, Eartha helped create the first school for black children in the Bayard neighborhood of Jacksonville. Eartha lived frugally on a teacher's wages, so she could support philanthropic causes. In 1904, she founded the Clara White Mission to honor her mother, a former slave who ran a soup kitchen in her home. Founded to serve blacks in segregated Jacksonville, the Clara White Mission now serves people of all races.

Eartha M. White and her mother Clara White, Jacksonville, Florida, A former opera singer, Eartha was instrumental in the construction of the first school for black children in the Bayard neighborhood of Jacksonville.

Sleek, modern and perfect for a romantic getaway, Hotel Eiffel Capitol was an ideal choice for our visit to Paris. When booking a half term break to Paris, I spent hours searching for a decent hotel with a good location that was affordable on my cover teacher wage.

WHERE TO STAY WHEN VISITING PARIS? HOTEL EIFFEL CAPITOL REVIEW

OSSTF President Ken Coran on the Ontario government's teacher wage freeze legislation.

OSSTF President Ken Coran on the Ontario government's teacher wage freeze legislation.

Ontario Minister of Education Laurel Broten defends her government's teacher wage freeze legislation.

Laurel Broten: "Putting Students First" - The Agenda with Steve Paikin

teacher wages vs. priceless children

It Doesn't Pay To Be An Early-Childhood Teacher

On average, preschool teachers are paid less than mail-order clerks, tree trimmers and pest control workers. And if they switched to teach kindergarten — in many states, their salaries would double.

Survey calls North Carolina the worst state for teachers in the US.  Among the study's findings, North Carolina ranked 51st in ten-year change in teacher salary; 48th in public school funding per student; 47th in median annual salary; 43rd in teachers' wage disparity; and 40th in safest schools.

Survey calls NC the worst state for teachers

§127.13. Career Preparation (1)  The student uses employability skills to gain an entry-level job in a high-skill, high-wage, or high-demand field. The student is expected to: (E)  demonstrate proper interview techniques in various situations;

Job Interview Advice for Teachers - What do principals look for when interviewing prospective teachers? Five administrators share their own personal Do’s and Don’ts of the teaching job interview.

READ THE ARTICLE! One teacher's opinion. "So why don't I think we should have Teacher Appreciation Week? Because I don't think society is truly appreciating teachers the way that we should. Lay offs, lack of funding in the education system, pay cuts, tying teacher wages to bizarre test scores. All of this screams that we have a total and complete *lack* of appreciation. For this reason, Teacher Appreciation Week rings a little false. It’s like a small token where a larger one should be."

Back when I was teaching in Canada (Linguistics courses at the University of Toronto), there was no Teacher Appreciation Week. I’m not even sure there was a Teacher Appreciation Day.

Are you ready to leave the classroom? Check this article out..great options for teachers! Jobs for TeachersThe Educator's Room | Empowering Teachers as the Experts.

Jobs for Teachers

Are you ready to leave the classroom?great options for teachers! Jobs for TeachersThe Educator's Room Empowering Teachers as the Experts.

How to shine during a teacher interview!   Includes tips, tricks, and common questions!

Teacher Interview Tips

How to shine during a teacher interview! Includes tips, tricks, and common questions! Some practical straight-forward questions if you are looking for a job OR are on the interview team. From Simply Kinder

Help your high school students realize what it's like to live on minimum wage in the real world.  Students will investigate costs of rent, utilities, transportation, groceries, entertainments, and more.  This is a practical project that will have your students engaged from Day 1.

Minimum Wage - Project

Help your high school students realize what it's like to live on minimum wage in the real world. Students will investigate costs of rent, utilities, transportation, groceries, entertainments, and more. This is a practical project that will have your students engaged from Day 1.

What Teachers Make by Taylor Mali and Zen Pencils - Imgur

The Crying Cop

Here’s the latest inspiring and humorous comic from Zen Pencils. Inspired by a poem by Taylor Mali, this one is for all the teachers out there… Previously: Make Good Art by Zen Pencils

How Can I Help My Students Plan Their Careers? | Cult of Pedagogy

How Do I Help My Students Plan Their Careers

"When I was in high school, I had no idea what jobs were even out there. How can I help my students explore their options more thoroughly? What career resources

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