2019 UVEI Faculty Summer Reading List

The summer months, with more daylight hours and the promise of rejuvenation for weary teachers, provide a perfect opportunity to read deeply. UVEI faculty members share their summer reading lists, pulling from the worlds of math, feminism, creativity, leadership, and national trends to inform their work with novice teachers, experienced educators, teacher leaders, and principals. […]

Five Reasons We Belong in the Classroom

In case you haven’t heard, teaching IS inspiring, despite what national headlines about education might have you believe. There aren’t too many jobs out there that allow you to do intellectually stimulating work, impact young people (sometimes in life-changing ways) and make a decent living. If you need more convincing, here are five reasons why […]

Quit Your Job and Start a Teaching Career Without (Too Much) Fear

You’ve always thought about teaching. You have a career right now that’s, well, fine, but teaching has always been in the back of your mind. The appeal of teaching is not hard to imagine: teaching makes a difference in kids’ lives. Sounds cliche? It’s not.   But it’s natural to worry about what such a […]

Why Be a Principal?

If you’ve ever wondered if becoming a principal is in your career trajectory, now is the time to act. There is a dramatic shortage of school principals in both Vermont and New Hampshire. Principal and assistant principal positions appear on the Vermont and New Hampshire departments of education “critical shortage lists.” According to the Bureau […]

Congratulations, Kate Leathe!

Principal Candidate, Kate Leathe, ’19, has been hired to be Fair Haven Union High School’s assistant principal next school year. Congratulations, Kate! Kate reflects on what brings her to leadership: I have spent my career at Fair Haven Union High School (FHUHS) in several roles. I worked for two years as our Section 504 Coordinator […]

Faculty 2018 Summer Reading List

The summer months, with more daylight hours and the promise of rejuvenation for weary teachers, provide a perfect opportunity to read deeply. UVEI faculty members share their summer reading lists , pulling from the worlds of history, science, leadership, and national trends to inform their work with novice teachers, experienced educators, teacher leaders, and principals. […]