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Oakland Schools Education Foundation launches Oakland County Educator Appreciation Program to give back to teachers

With the holiday season approaching, many start to think about what they are most grateful for and often, how they would like to give back. However, the decision about where to give can sometimes be overwhelming because there are so many great organizations with valid causes. If you aren’t sure where to donate, we have […]

2013: STOCKPILE CLASSROOM JOY…

…in a JAR. 2012: It was a rough end to a tough year. Educators (and education) were the focus of local and national “reform” efforts, slashed budgets and bad press. Corporate privatizing and the MI lame-duck legislation paled, however, in the face of Sandy Hook – an unimaginable tragedy which left all teachers reeling and […]

Help Wanted: TEACHER WARRIORS!

“Never has the field of education been more exciting and/or challenging!” – Donald E. Heller, Dean of MSU’s College of Education Yesterday, I watched as Michigan State University graduated 400 brand new teachers.  The brains, confidence and positive energy of the young adults washed over the thousands of spectators, and spilled up and over the […]