Category: Educators

DPSCD’s Making Payments And Signing Contracts

New and old business affairs are being taken care of just before the school year begins. Teachers will get a raise, old contracts will get paid and a collaboration well needed is targeted for Highland Park School District. Testing will also look different for students this year, “We looked at ways to dramatically reduce testing to create more time for…

Secretary DeVos Returns To Michigan To Chat

Secretary DeVos met with superintendents in Grand Rapids, Michigan last week. It was said that several school leaders from across the state attended but names were not shared with media. “Here are the topics that were discussed, according to the release put out by DeVos’ office: Recruiting, honoring and retaining effective teachers. Giving teachers professional development and skills that aren’t taught in…

EdFuel Focuses On Empowering Education Leaders of Color

By Kristina Campa-Gruca, Director of Partnerships, EdFuel    EdFuel Leaders of Color Peer Learning Community (PLC)   Leaders are the most significant determinants of transformational change in education organizations. In education, these leaders manage schools, networks of schools, and central offices. In Detroit, about 80% of education leaders identify as people of color. To achieve a high quality education for…