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By New Leaders
April 16, 2014
New Leaders, Inc. is set to release their latest policy publication on April 16, 2014. Prioritizing Leadership: New Leaders’ Federal Policy Platform is the latest in a series of policy, practice, and research publications available from the education non-profit.
Prioritizing Leadership outlines various vehicles federal policymakers can use to focus on the importance of school leadership. For ease of use, the series is divided into five distinct briefs: A Shared Vision of Leadership; Teacher Leadership; Preparation and Licensure; Continuous Professional Growth; and Retention and Rewards.
January 31, 2014
100Kin10, a multi-sector network addressing the national imperative to train 100,000 science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) teachers by 2021, today announced 31 new partner organizations.
More and better-trained STEM teachers are essential to prepare America’s students to fully participate in our democracy and to understand and respond to complex national and global challenges. To compete in the global marketplace and provide opportunity to all young Americans, all students—not just those fortunate enough to attend certain schools— must have basic STEM skills and knowledge. 100Kin10 now includes nearly 200 partners unified by a single, ambitious goal: to prepare all students with the high-quality STEM knowledge and skills to equip them for success in college and the workplace.
By Derrell Carter, Boeing Global Corporate Citizenship
December 10, 2013
CHICAGO, Dec. 10, 2013 – Boeing will make five $50,000 grants to Chicago-area leaders as part of its annual Game Changer Awards, which recognize individuals who have created innovative programs and initiatives to benefit Chicago communities. The grants will fund each organization’s ongoing work.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Boeing leaders presented the awards at a ceremony at the Garfield Park Conservatory.
“Giving back to our communities is important to our employees and a core value of Boeing, and we’re proud to partner with these leaders in the amazing work they do to improve the environment, education, health and human services, arts and culture and civic engagement in Chicago,” said Tony Parasida, senior vice president, Boeing Human Resources and Administration. “These recipients deserve recognition for rolling up their sleeves, taking initiative and solving problems in their neighborhoods and communities.”
The 2013 Game Changer Award recipients are: