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Urban Teachers CEO, Peter Shulman, serves as a commentator at the 15th Annual Brown Lecture

Urban Teachers CEO, Peter Shulman, had the unique privilege to serve as a commentator at the 15th Annual Brown Lecture, which was designed by the American Educational Research Association (AERA) to feature the important role of research in advancing understanding of equality and equity in education. Before a total combined audience of about 1,500, Dr. Richard Milner discussed practices and policies that […]

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Peter Shulman, CEO of Urban Teachers, Joins Denver Frederick, Host of The Business of Giving

One of the biggest challenges in the field of education is to find talented and committed individuals to teach in poor and underserved school districts, most of them located in the urban centers of America. An even bigger challenge is to keep them, to not have them burn out and leave the teaching profession altogether […]

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Urban Teachers hires district and state education leader as new CEO

The Urban Teachers Board of Directors has hired Peter Shulman, an experienced leader in K-12 education, to helm the nearly decade-old teacher training organization. “Social impact has been at the heart of my career,” Shulman said. “In Urban Teachers, I have found a mission-driven organization that is focused on improving the lives of our most underserved […]

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Urban Teachers Fellow Named “New Teacher of the Year”

Ms. Parson, a fourth-grade teacher at Anne Beers Elementary School in Southeast, Washington, DC has received the New Teacher of the Year award as one of the Rubenstein Winners for Excellence in Teaching.

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Urban Teachers Prepares for CEO Transition

After much discussion between CEO Jennifer Green and the Urban Teachers’ Board of Directors, we have agreed to transition the CEO role to new leadership. Urban Teachers has been Jennifer’s life’s work and passion, outside of her family, and some time ago Jennifer made the Board of Directors aware of her desire to spend meaningful […]

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Say Yes to Dallas Interviews Terrence Smith, a First Year Teacher with Urban Teachers

Terrence says opportunities for professional growth made him decide to say yes to Dallas, and great local culture with friendly neighbors is what will make him stay.

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HireVue Honors Urban Teachers with Digital Disruption Award for Innovator of the Year

HireVue for has honored Urban Teachers with their Digital Disruption ‘Innovator of the Year’ Award for our use of their digital interview platform, which has enabled us to double-up on our hiring efforts in order to find and onboard new staff.

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Urban Teachers Alum, Ashley Walton, Nominated for Fishman Prize

The Fishman Prize is a way to celebrate great public school teachers—those who help their students reach incredible heights, but who too often go unrecognized and unheard. This year, Urban Teacher’s own, Ashley Walton was nominated for the distinctive honor.

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RSF Financial Speaks with CFO, Frank Bonanno on Why the Urban Teachers Prep-Program Works

The idea behind the program is that new teachers need time to solidify practices and master the skills necessary to create stronger student outcomes. It also provides them with a realistic view of what lies ahead.

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