Early Childhood

Nov
01

‘There’s been a teacher shortage crisis looming across the country’

From Yahoo: Aaron C. Spence, Virginia Beach City Public Schools Superintendent, joins Yahoo Finance to discuss the impact of teacher shortages and burnout. We’re dealing with a lot of things, obviously. We’re trying to keep school up in the middle of a pandemic. And we’re dealing with fairly significant staffing shortages and dealing with some […]

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Nov
01

NYC students go without mandated services because of staffing shortage

The staffing shortage caused by the thousands of unvaccinated teachers and staffers who were out of a job wreaked havoc at some city schools, where students skipped mandated services or were taught by inexperienced teachers. At PS 204 in Bensonhurst and PS 185 in Bay Ridge, there was a lack of speech specialists. At IS […]

By John Russo | Blog . Early Childhood . New Teacher . news
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Sep
29

Still hiring: Teacher vacancies up as year begins, limiting recovery plans

From Chalkbeat: Unprecedented shortages of bus drivers and substitutes. A coronavirus variant that has quarantined swaths of students and staff. Pressure to help students readjust and catch up. As schools face this battery of challenges, they’re short another key resource: teachers. In 18 of 20 large U.S. school districts that provided data to Chalkbeat, the […]

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Jun
30

‘How do we rebuild a sense of community?’ A Brooklyn school seeks to find joy and connection after a devastating year

From Chalkbeat: Milagros Reyes’s husband was in the first wave of New Yorkers to succumb to the coronavirus, taking his last breath in their East New York apartment. His death in April 2020 left Reyes alone with her two children, ages 3 and 10. Reyes called 911 to retrieve her husband’s body, which was quarantined […]

By John Russo | Blog . Early Childhood . news
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Jun
30

All classrooms to have 2 air purifiers next year, New York City officials pledge

From Chalkbeat: To help curb the spread of COVID, all 56,000 New York City public school classrooms will be equipped with two air purifiers by September, according to the education department. Already, the department has distributed 100,000 air purifiers to schools, and they are working to ensure each classroom has two air purifiers by the […]

By John Russo | Blog . Early Childhood . news
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May
26

Teacher Ed Master’s Program – Instructor Spotlight

Meet Dr. Paulette Kenwood – Teacher Education Master’s Degree Program. For more information on the program, including open houses, please see our program’s website here. ____________________________________________________ CITE is the Center for Integrated Training and Education. For over 25 years, CITE has and continues to train: TEACHERS: General and Special Ed Masters (Early Childhood or Childhood), TESOL Masters, Special […]

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May
26

Special Education Master’s – Current Student

Meet Catherine Nunez – A current student from our Special Education Master’s Degree Program The College of Mount Saint Vincent and CITE offer a dual-certification Master’s Degree Program in General & Special Education for Early Childhood (Birth-Grade 2) and for Childhood (Grades 1-6). Please see here for program information. For open house information, please click […]

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May
26

Current Student Perspective – Teacher Ed Master’s Program

Meet Hannabelle Mendez – A current student in our Teacher Education Master’s Degree Program For more information on the Master’s in General and Special Education (Early Childhood or Childhood) with the College of Mount St. Vincent, please see our website. For open house info, please click here.   ____________________________________________________ CITE is the Center for Integrated […]

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