Hope Street Fellow

Confessions of a former fourth-year teacher

Olmsted North Middle School teacher Andrew Beaver said it's often tougher to get experienced teachers to believe in professional development than new teachers. He knows professional development is for everyone.

By |2015-12-28T10:01:19-05:00January 5, 2016|

Hope floats

Wayne County Middle School’s Leah Turner shares why hope is so important to a community and a school.

By |2015-12-18T10:03:45-05:00December 8, 2015|

The power of student voice

All students deserve the same opportunity I had to develop a voice within and outside of the classroom, and I believe any teacher is capable of helping a student develop that voice.

By |2015-12-18T10:05:22-05:00December 1, 2015|

Change is good

Scott County High School Spanish teacher Marie Stevens thinks reaching outside of your comfort zone is sometimes a really good thing.

By |2015-12-18T10:06:16-05:00November 24, 2015|

Hope Street Group accepting fellowship applications

Hope Street Group, a national nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that connects teachers directly to policymakers, is currently accepting applications for the Kentucky Teacher Fellowship. The fellowship provides teachers with opportunities to meet leading policymakers and present them with solutions that elevate the teaching profession. Teacher fellows stay in their classrooms full time, work with Hope Street Group 10 to 15 hours [...]

By |2020-09-23T12:11:08-04:00April 9, 2015|

TPGES: An Opportunity beyond Compliance

Sherri McPherson Naturally, when the Teacher Professional Growth and Effectiveness System (TPGES) was rolled out to our faculty many of us had questions. At my school, some of us wondered how this work would look in our large high school. Would our principals be stretched too thin with all of the observations and conferences? Others wondered how we [...]

By |2019-04-03T14:29:34-04:00March 12, 2015|

When students engage true learning takes place

Tanya Jury By Tanya Jury Tanya.jury@hardin.kyschool.us Although it used to be the norm for teachers to close their doors, lecture for 45 minutes while students sat in rows, listened, and took notes, times have changed. Over the past several years, student engagement has started to become quite a popular topic in the realm of education. So much so, [...]

By |2015-03-03T11:03:55-05:00March 5, 2015|
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