Education

How Should You Negotiate Your Salary?

By K. Park

Jennet Robinson Alterman

As a woman building her career in the south in the 1970s, and a women's rights advocate, Jennet Robinson Alterman has learned the value of proper negotiation. Her advice? Whether you are male or female: research, state what you want, then "stop talking."

She also discusses why her experiences in third world countries made it paramount for her to tackle women's issues in South Carolina when she returned, and the value of strong female presences and leadership in the workplace.

Schedule TODAY Your Summer PD with ETV: One or Multiple Days!

By B. Jamison

Adults sitting around table using tablets

ETV will provide customized Professional Development for your teachers this summer! It’s time NOW for SC schools and districts to Book one or more days with an ETV Instructional Technology Specialist! Choose from seven full-day classes - provided at no cost - on a variety of technology devices and topics.

SC Cyber Launches “NSA Day of Cyber” School Challenge

By B. Jamison

Screen shot of SC Cyber website

Statewide cybersecurity organization SC Cyber announces the launch of South Carolina’s “NSA Day of Cyber” School Challenge.

The challenge began March 1, 2017 and will run through the end of April 2017. Participating students will take part in rigorous, real-life virtual cyber scenarios, discover the skills and tools used by the NSA cyber professionals, and explore the vast number of careers in cybersecurity. Students will each receive an individualized Cyber Resume and NSA Certificate of Completion.

Septima Clark

Septima Clark

A pioneer in grassroots citizenship education, Septima Clark was called the ‘‘Mother of the Civil Rights Movement’’ by Martin Luther King. Clark was born in Charleston, South Carolina in 1898, daughter of a laundrywoman and a former slave. She became a teacher on Johns Island, leader of workshops at Highlander Folk School in Tennessee, and founder of “citizenship schools” throughout the South. Septima Clark, civil rights activist, developed the concept of “citizenship schools.”

The Bad Kids Educator Webinar - Tuesday, March 21, 7:00-8:00 PM

By B. Jamison

Graphic from Independent Lens The Bad Kids

Tuesday, March 21, 2017    7:00 – 8:00 pm

Register here.

Connect educators in your network with new resources for working with at-risk youth! Invite them to join us for a free educator webinar on Tues. March 21st, with Principal Vonda Viland, featured in the powerful, award-winning, Independent Lens documentary, The Bad Kids.

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