Tag: staff


Empowering staff and students with a sense of belonging

October 18, 2023

Via: eSchool News

Belonging is a fundamental human need. We are all searching for a sense of connection with the people and places in our lives. Students and school staff are no different, so it’s crucial to ensure learning environments foster a sense […]


Attention higher-ed leaders: Faculty and staff have something to say

October 14, 2022

Via: eCampus News

An organization’s greatest asset is its people. In no other industry is that more true than in higher education. The importance of faculty and staff can’t be overstated; they are, in every way, core to carrying out the mission of […]

Educational Stages, Secondary Education

To boost teacher voice, start with rethinking staff meetings

October 5, 2021

Via: K-12 Dive

Staff meetings are a great platform to encourage teacher voice, which can go a long way toward improving school culture. To do this, meeting leaders should strive to create a climate of trust that fosters and supports teachers’ belief in […]


House Education Committee Subpoenas Ed Dept. Staff

October 23, 2020

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Democrats on the House education committee on Thursday issued subpoenas for three career Education Department staff as part of the committee’s probe into whether Under Secretary Diane Auer Jones tried to help Dream Center Education Holdings retroactively get accreditation to […]

Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Refreshing staff on FERPA essential as districts implement COVID-19 screening

July 20, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Administrators will need to navigate new protocols this fall when schools reopen during the coronavirus pandemic. The Tennessee Department of Health recently released a “Health Matrix” to help school administrators report cases. The scenarios include: no cases in the building, […]


Education support staff worldwide face pandemic

May 20, 2020

Via: AFT News

In anticipation of the third annual World Educational Support Personnel Day, the AFT’s school and college support staff joined their peers from around the world to celebrate the work they do and describe the challenges they face amid the coronavirus […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, Educational Stages, Secondary Education

School reopenings leave educators in high-risk groups with difficult choice over return

May 12, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Typically, districts try to hang on to staff during recessions. That will likely be difficult now, due to health and safety concerns of older teachers. Many districts will likely have to implement hiring freezes due to lost funds from the […]


School districts get creative to keep bus drivers, support staff employed

March 25, 2020

Via: Education Dive

When Utah Gov. Gary Herbert put all K-12 public schools under a soft close earlier this month to help mitigate the spread of novel coronavirus, the Duchesne County School District saw two potential problems: How would students have access to […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

How to improve faculty and staff onboarding in higher ed

February 23, 2018

Via: eCampus News

The hiring and onboarding processes can be extremely complex for colleges and universities. Higher-education institutions often bring in hundreds of new employees every year—from professors to student workers to administrators to dining service personnel. Hiring and onboarding these employees can […]