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NFL player David Bruton spending lockout substitute teaching, playing kickball with 2nd graders

May 25, 2011

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This is great! According to the Yahoo Sports Shutdown Corner blog, David Bruton of the Denver Broncos is spending the NFL lockout working as a substitute teacher in his home state of Ohio. It’s nice to hear an inspiring story like that. And nice job by whoever initially put the spotlight on this and got […]

Kickball ad during NCAA tournament

March 21, 2011

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I enjoyed seeing kickball featured prominently in a commercial during the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament this weekend. And the ad was for a good cause too — as the NCAA Fund the Future website explains it, “The NCAA and DonorsChoose.org are working together to put academic and athletic supplies back into the hands of teachers […]

Gearing up for Cyber Monday

November 29, 2009

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I’m really looking forward to getting into the office tomorrow. It’s Cyber Monday and though ABCTE is not a typical online retailer, we do offer a big Cyber Monday discount. Anyone who enrolls by midnight on Monday using the special discount code (it’s posted on the front page of abcte.org) receives $150 off ABCTE’s teaching […]

New York Times: Part II

October 16, 2009

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We’ve been seeing some great ABCTE-related blog activity following yesterday’s article in the New York Times. Some big players in the education blog world have referenced the story: Joanne Jacobs – “Fast track to teaching“ Heritage Foundation – “Getting Talent Into The Classroom“ Flypaper – “Alt. Routes to Teaching…“ Eduwonk – “Two On Teachers“ Ed […]

ABCTE in New York Times

October 15, 2009

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ABCTE is the organization I do the PR for and we received some nice press in today’s New York Times. The article, “A Fast-Track Alternative to a Teaching Job,” talks about people going into teaching as a second career through alternative certification programs. Two ABCTE teachers are in the article: a special education teacher in […]

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