Working in the education field has never been for the faint of heart—whether on the frontlines as a classroom teacher, or behind the scenes; working the field takes passion, drive, and commitment. But we’ve also seen a lot of shake-up in the industry recently. With the rise of massive open online courses (MOOC) and other new tech disruptors, the entire sector is being reexamined.
Echoing Green Blog
Throughout our twenty-fifth anniversary year, we've been exploring the connections between the pioneering work of our earliest Fellows and the newest innovations of our 2013 class. So before you slip out for the weekend, take a moment to learn about the changes these Fellows have brought about in this world, and the work yet to be done!
From USA Today to NPR, Echoing Green Fellows from 1992 to the newly-minted class of 2013 Fellows are recognized as innovators and leaders. Here are twelve of their top stories from recent weeks.
As we enter into our second year of our partnership with the Open Society Foundations to support the 2013 Black Male Achievement Fellows, we are reminded at the essential nature of collaboration and commitment between organizations working towards similar goals. Read more.
We are honored to be partnering with one of the organizations that has paved the way for our own work. Newman’s Own Foundation is powering, in part, our Fellows working beyond the U.S., offering resources and reach to help build the influence of Echoing Green. Read more.
When it comes to language, context is everything. While ENGLISH @ WORK trains immigrant employees in the language of their workplace, the organization itself is learning to speak the language that communicates its value to a range of its own supporters. Read more.