Pros and Cons of Teacher Certifications

Recently, President Biden dipped his toe into the icy waters of controversy with an executive order “encouraging the Federal Trade Commission to ban ‘unnecessary occupational licensing restrictions,’” says Education Next.  President Biden called the current state of affairs “overly burdensome occupational licensing requirements” and suggested that they create unfavorable conditions for some workers, including teachers,

By |2022-02-28T14:16:21-05:00February 28th, 2022|Government, Instruction|0 Comments

Rethinking Black History and Black Futures: With Sheila Qualls

Today’s narrative of systemic racism is an insult to the black Americans who lived through the Jim Crow South. At least, that’s how Sheila Qualls sees it.  Her father, born at the end of the 1920s, experienced the brunt of prejudice leading up to the Civil Rights movement. He was intimately familiar with the

By |2022-02-23T18:41:53-05:00February 23rd, 2022|Community Involvement, Interviews|1 Comment

Don’t miss our new podcasts!

If you're like us here at the NWEF office, we love grabbing a good audiobook or podcast to take along on the work commutes, grocery store runs, road trips, and around-the-house activities that keep us busy. That's why we've launched not one, but TWO podcasts to help you stay current with

By |2022-02-18T07:18:56-05:00February 19th, 2022|Interviews, News, Technology|0 Comments

Reclaiming Education: Training Virginia’s Newest Conservative School Board Members

School board members of the Virginia Commonwealth are gathering together on Saturday, Feb. 26 in Lynchburg, Virginia for a one-day event titled School Board Summit: Equipping New Leaders for Positive Impact. This event will serve to help school board members better serve their communities. The School Board Summit was created as a resource and networking

By |2022-02-09T12:39:36-05:00February 9th, 2022|Community Involvement, News|0 Comments
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