Education and Social Services

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Miguel Cardona Named 1st UConn Grad to Serve as U.S. Secretary of Education

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President Joe Biden’s nominee for U.S. Secretary of Education, Neag School alumnus and Connecticut’s Education Commissioner Miguel Cardona ’01 MA, ’04 6th Year, ’11 Ed.D., ’12 ELP, was officially confirmed on March 1, 2021, by the U.S. Senate. Cardona was …

By Shawn Kornegay
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5 Rewarding Teaching Careers in a Post-Covid-19 World

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The economy has been brought to a grinding halt over the last few months, and everyone is feeling the squeeze. But although Covid-19 has closed schools and affected every industry from travel to retail, the field of education has been …

By Sarah Daren - Vault
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Confronting White Supremacy Culture in the Social-Impact Sector

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As organizations strive to become more inclusive, it’s imperative to recognize the difference between truly lifting up diverse perspectives and merely expecting new hires to accept and adhere to existing cultural norms that may be rooted in systemic oppression. Years …

By Sheena Daree Miller - Idealist Careers
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Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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School Counseling: What Is It and Where Do I Start?

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Most of us have probably met with a school counselor at some point. Whether they helped us pick classes in high school or sent over our transcript to our top college choices, school counselors serve an essential support role in …

By Victoria
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December 21st: Special Education Teacher Recruitment Fair

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Waterbury Public Schools is looking to recruit Special Education Teachers! If you have a current certification or a pending certification in special education, Waterbury Public Schools wants to chat with you. Register today to speak 1:1 with a Waterbury Public …

By Eran Peterson
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