Kim Anderson: An advocate for equity and excellence in public education

Kim A. Anderson will be the next Executive Director of the National Education Association (NEA), America’s largest union, representing more than 3 million educators. Anderson’s life long commitment to breaking down barriers for others has never wavered, and with this appointment, she breaks down one of her own:  she will be the first woman and first person of color to serve as NEA executive director. More…

Reach out and connect with the newbie at your school!

When I reflect on my first days as a new teacher, I’m thankful for the experienced educators who stepped up to advise and support me. Be that person for the newbie at your school, and also encourage them to come together with you and other educators in the union to have a powerful voice on all school issues. More…

When it comes to STEM, count girls in!

A new book, Count Girls In: Empowering Girls to Combine Any Interests with STEM to Open Up a World of Opportunity, offers advice to families for raising “authentic young women who have the confidence to put STEM to work in the way that best serves them and their passions.” More…