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Dallas Voice Interviewed DFW Executive Director, Emily Nolen About Why LGBT Inclusion is so Important

At a time when the public education system appears to be at a crossroads, we are working to create career teachers who are better equipped to meet the challenges of teaching in urban schools. Recruiting LGBT teachers for our rigorous program is an integral part of reaching that goal. Emily Nolen, Executive Director for Urban […]

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Urban Teachers Gets $1.5 Million Grant from Caruth Foundation

Urban Teachers recently received a $1.5 million grant from the Caruth Foundation, the largest amount we have received from a single donor in the Dallas area. We plan use it to put 450 aspiring teachers into the Dallas-Fort Worth teacher pipeline over the next three years.

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The Hill Spotlights an Article by CEO, Jennifer Green

At its core, public education can only fulfill its promise if every student can benefit from teachers who are invested and well prepared. In this article, our CEO, Jennifer Green discusses why creating a strong pipeline of highly motivated, effective teachers represents both the greatest challenge and imperative to education improvement.

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The Abell Foundation Salutes Urban Teachers

The Abell Foundation, the largest private foundation serving Maryland as an agent of change to improve the systemic challenges encountered by those living in concentrated poverty, salutes Urban Teachers for successfully recruiting, training, certifying, and retaining highly effective teachers committed to teaching in Baltimore City Public Schools.

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Urban Teachers Director of Curriculum, Roxanne White, Published

Urban Teachers Director of Curriculum & Professional Development, Roxanne White, has co-authored a chapter in the publication “Preparing Preservice Teachers for the Inclusive Classroom” which contains rich information to support teacher education programs, instructors and students for today’s classroom. Here’s more information.

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Inside Higher Ed Quoted Jennifer Green, CEO of Urban Teachers

The U.S. Department of Education recently released final regulations for teacher preparation programs that will push states to rate the effectiveness of the programs and tie access to federal grants to student success. Jennifer Green, CEO of Urban Teachers is behind this change, stating that school districts should know which programs are producing effective teachers.

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WPFW Interviewed Urban Teachers DC Editorial Director, Jacqueline Greer

WPFW Reporter Deshuna Spencer interviewed Jacqueline Greer, Executive Director of Urban Teachers Washington, DC site team. During the interview, Greer explains how coaches and mentors work with residents and fellows to provide support, and ensure that every child gets the great teacher they deserve.

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WYPR Featured Urban Teachers CEO Jennifer Green, and Teacher, Tierra Woods

WYPR Reporter Jonna McKone interviewed Jennifer Green, CEO of Urban Teachers and Tierra Woods, who is City Year Alumna, and a first year teacher at Templeton Elementary School in West Baltimore. During the interview, Green explains how the program works, while Woods says she’s using techniques from her residency year in the classroom, almost everyday.

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Urban Teachers Spotlighted in 100kin10 Newsletter

Rarely do the teachers of our youngest learners receive specific STEM training, either during pre-service training or in-service development. In this Newsletter by 100Kin10, we learn how Dionn Brown, Director of S.T.E.M. Initiatives at Urban Teachers is effecting change in that area.

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