Michigan Gov. Whitmer Signs Bill For Non-Teaching Staff To Work As SubsMichigan public schools can use non-teaching staff as substitute teachers the rest of the academic year under a law designed to address a shortage during the coronavirus pandemic.
"He's The Father To Thousands", Community Mourns Retired Detroit TeacherStudents recall finding Mr. Coker in a class on the first floor with chalk in one hand, while greeting kids with the other.
Focusing on Inclusivity, Compassion, Kindness Inside Schools with M.I.S.D.'s Nancy BuyleNancy Buyle, School Safety and Student Assistance Consultant at Macomb Intermediate Schools District, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about her role inside the school, and how what she teaches is used to help build a better environment and culture within schools.
Defeat The Label Empowers Students to Prevent Bullying in SchoolsJamie Greene Kaniarz, Executive Director of Defeat the Label, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about the different programs the organization offers to students, and shares what can be done to move forward in the fight to prevent bullying.
McDonald's Offering Free Breakfast To Educators, School Staff This WeekTeachers and school staff may want to head out earlier on their way to work this week to grab some free breakfast from the golden arches.
Special Education Teacher On The Challenges Of Remote Learning Throughout A PandemicPam Harvell, Lead Special Education Teacher at Oxford Virtual Academy, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about the challenges faced from teaching her students in a fully remote environment.
Detroit Public Schools Community District Puts Safety Measures, Protocols In Place as Michigan Gets Back To SchoolDr. Nikolai Vitti, Superintendent of Detroit Public Schools Community District, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to discuss the upcoming school year and what DPSCD has done to make sure everyone who attends school will be safe this fall.
Michigan Health Dept. Issues COVID-19 School Recommendations For Students, TeachersThe Michigan Department of Health and Human Services issued recommendations for schools to help prevent transmission of COVID-19 within school buildings in an effort to reduce disruptions to in-person learning and help protect those who are not fully vaccinated.
Michigan Special Education Teacher Shortage Worries EducatorsA shortage of special education teachers in Michigan is growing worse during the pandemic.
Detroit Public School Community District Returns To Optional In-Person LearningTeachers and Students return to Detroit Public School District. Families and Teachers had a choice to remain virtual or return to in-person
Survey: Michigan Educators Feel Unsafe Returning To SchoolThe majority of educators in Michigan have safety concerns and don't believe they'll be able to return to in-person learning in January, according to a study from the state teachers' union.
Detroit Federation Of Teachers President Fights For The Safety Of His Members As Michigan Schools Begin To Open UpTerrence Martin, President of the Detroit Federation of Teachers, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about how his members are feeling about going back to school, and what the latest developments are of the union's plans to possibly strike if safety demands are not met.
Lamphere High School Student Advisor Helps Guide 2020 Seniors Through Schools During PandemicMarni Lieberman, Lamphere High School's Senior Class Advisor and Teacher joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect this Saturday to talk about how the senior class coped with missing Prom and other senior activities, as well as how she maintained the relationship she has with her students even though they were all at home.
Teach 313 Looks To Make Detroit The Best City For EducatorsChanel Hampton, Founder and CEO of Strategic Community Partners - Teach 313, and Quan Neloms, Founder of In Demand and Teach 313 Educator-in-Residence, joined Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about Detroit's need for educators and how their fellowship program is helping to fix that need.