Archives for October, 2013

Measuring Success in Schools

Ed Reform and Measuring Success by Jared Gellert 10-21-13 HOW DO WE MEASURE SUCCESS IN SCHOOL? We are going to have a debate about the efficacy of Mayor Bloomberg’s educational reforms over the next few years.  As I read one article passionately defending what he has done, it occurred to me that we really don’t […]


Alumni Success Story – Deana Rinaldi

10-29-13 ALUMNI SUCCESS STORY – Educational Administration Program Deana Rinaldi – Assistant Principal at PS 56, in Richmond Hill Student January 2011- May 2012 – Administration Program The College of St. Rose in partnership with CITE We recently got a chance to speak with Deane Rinaldi, a College of St. Rose/CITE grad, and the current […]

By John Russo | Administration . Alumni

JOB POSTING – Education Supervisor

10-28-13 JOB POSTING Company: Theracare ( Position Title:      Education Supervisor Description: The applicant should have experience working in a classroom with a preschool population and have excellent organizational and communication skills. Supervises SEIT teachers and assist in integrated classrooms. Responsible for clinical oversight of CPSE program. Clinical orientation of new hires. Assist with curriculum, classroom […]

By John Russo | Administration . Job Posting

Change to Common Core Testing

10-28-13 NY State concession to parent-groups scales back Common Core testing Javier C. Hernandez writes in the NY Times: “The New York State Education Department, responding to concerns that standardized exams in reading and math have become excessive and unwieldy, will seek to ease the burden of testing.” More here:   Stay up to […]

By John Russo | Educational Policy

New Teacher Evaluation Results

10-22-13 New Teacher Evaluations – 1st look The controversial Teacher Evaluations are here. This is the first time we’re seeing evaluations from the new system. NY Ed Commissioner John King is releasing the evaluations today, and there will be plenty of story-lines floating. For now, we have ears on the ground and some context for […]


Say YES to Free College

10-22-13 SYRACUSE AND SAY YES TO EDUCATION by Jared Gellert   There’s an interesting article in Edweek, about the city of Syracuse’s engagement with the Say Yes to Education foundations efforts. The best known element of Say Yes to Education is the promise of free college education for high school graduates in exchange for […]


Multiple Intelligences – Common Core – Mayoral Race – John King – News

10-16-13 NEWS ROUNDUP Harold Gardner: “Multiple Intelligences are NOT learning styles.” In what seems like a major reversal of how his seminal book “Multiple Intelligences” has been used by educators, Howard Gardner in today’s Washington Post, Gardner sets out to clarify the two main problems he sees with treating his work in “MI Theory” as […]

By John Russo | Educational Policy

Does Academic Performance Predict Good Teaching?

10-10-13 Teach for America v. Traditional Teacher Training Does academic performance in an undergrad program predict good teaching, more than a traditional teacher training program? Opinion Piece — by Jared Gellert There’s a great article in the Atlantic from a former Teach for America member. The article discusses her experiences and her training.  Here […]



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