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

May 25, 2011


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


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 are working together to put academic and athletic supplies back into the hands of teachers […]

Gearing up for Cyber Monday

November 29, 2009


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 receives $150 off ABCTE’s teaching […]

New York Times: Part II

October 16, 2009


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


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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