Worrying About Praxis? Here’s Help

September 23, 2019

Becoming a teacher isn’t as simple as passing a test (and we’re glad it’s not!), but there is one test you simply have to pass: the Praxis Core. People ask...

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2019 UVEI Faculty Summer Reading List

June 14, 2019

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,...

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Five Reasons We Belong in the Classroom

June 3, 2019

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...

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

May 31, 2019

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...

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Learning by Doing

April 19, 2019

When we ask participants why they choose UVEI, the top answer, consistently, is that they are attracted to “learning by doing.” Experiential learning has been at the heart of UVEI...

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Why Be a Principal?

April 15, 2019

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...

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It Takes Deliberate Practice

March 19, 2019

Ever wonder what makes some people really good at what they do? How did Michael Jordan become the greatest basketball player of all time? What did it take for Toni Morrison...

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Lessons from the Co-Teaching Trenches

June 19, 2018

This year, I have the pleasure to work closely with a dedicated group of teachers from the Fall Mountain Regional High School (FMRHS) as they begin their journey as co-teachers...

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Promoting Powerful Relationships with Postcards

May 24, 2018

During my first in-service as a real teacher, one of the principals in my district gave this advice: “They won’t care how much you know until they know how much...

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Professional Education at UVGSE

November 19, 2018

As a classroom teacher and instructional leader, I LOVED professional development workshops. Generally, this meant a trip somewhere for a day or more, soaking up the latest trend in education...

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Feeling (Re)Connected

November 19, 2018

It’s 4:30 on a Thursday afternoon in the middle of October. A group of a dozen educators--new and veteran teachers, UVEI graduates, UVEI teacher interns, teachers with no previous experience...

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