The Public School Forum of North Carolina and the Samuel DuBois Cook Center on Social Equity at Duke University are conducting research to identify any changes or new trends in teacher recruitment and retention in North Carolina during the COVID-19 pandemic. Individual survey responses will be kept confidential. This survey will NOT ask for your name and NO identifiable information will be shared. The survey will take approximately 10-15 minutes to complete. Participants who complete the survey will receive a $10 Amazon Gift Card. Here is the survey.
The Friday Institute for Educational Innovation has selected James A. Banks, the Kerry and Linda Killinger Endowed Chair in Diversity Studies Emeritus at the University of Washington College of Education and founding director of the Banks Center for Educational Justice, and Joann Blumenfeld, founder and program director for Catalyst at The Science House, to receive its 2022 Friday Medal award. For the first time, the Friday Institute has decided to honor both a practitioner and researcher within the same year.
Our colleagues at The Belk Foundation released their annual report yesterday. If you don't know her, there is a note from the new executive director, Jevelyn Bonner-Reed. Take a look.... Read the rest