Become an Educator and Shape the Future

November 25th, 2014 by

Teacher And Young StudentsCareer paths are often difficult decisions and we must look inside ourselves to find what truly motivates us. Education is a career choice for those who want to make a difference and are motivated to help every child reach greatness![...] Read More...

Early Childhood Education Provides High Level Job Satisfaction

March 26th, 2014 by

Early Child EducationIndividuals who love to work with children might want to consider a career in early childhood education. An online early childhood education degree could be the first step towards an exciting and rewarding career in this field. Preschool teachers train and look after children in the years before they enter kindergarten, usually those in the three-to-five age group. Their job is to teach these children science, writing and a variety of other subjects on a level that young children can understand.[...] Read More...

Blackstone Charitable Foundation Launches Entrepreneurship Program In Southern California

March 5th, 2014 by

A few days ago, the Blackstone Charitable Foundation announced it was expanding Blackstone LaunchPad, its campus entrepreneurship program, to Southern California. The region will be the sixth Blackstone Launchpad region, following Ohio, Michigan, Florida, Pennsylvania and Montana.  The $3.5 million grant by the Blackstone Charitable Foundation will cement a partnership between the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation, the University of Southern California, the University of California, Irvine, and the University of California, Los Angeles.[...] Read More...

More California Students Applying For Financial Aid

February 28th, 2014 by

USA Department of EducationAfter years of rapidly increasing tuition fees, a record number of Californian students are currently making use of college financial aid. Over the last six years, the number of Californian students applying for federal financial aid increased by close to 74% according to the United States Department of Education. A number of colleges saw even bigger increases. California State University, for example, saw an increase of 81% in the number of students applying for financial aid for education.[...] Read More...

UMES Appoints New Head Of Online Education

February 27th, 2014 by

Online EducationThe University of Maryland East Shore has appointed Dr. Kristine Anderson to lead an aggressive expansion plan to provide online tuition to students who are looking for a distance-education alternative. Dr. Anderson was previously employed by the Pennsylvania-based Mount Aloysius College, where she was in charge of the institution’s distance and online education office. Before that, she was involved in federal distance education research for the United States military.[...] Read More...

Educational Leader Talks About The Value Of Higher Education

February 5th, 2014 by

The curHigher Educationrent president of the University of Missouri System, Tim Wolfe, recently discussed his life experiences and views of the future for young Americans in an interview with the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Wolfe was involved in the business world for more than 30 years, working for large companies such as IBM, where he was in charge of thousands of employees through times of major change. When he became the University of Missouri System’s 23rd president, he expected the job to be filled with strategic plans and budgets as well as meetings with campus leaders and legislators on how to prepare for the future.[...] Read More...

White House Summit Tries To Make Higher Education More Accessible

January 23rd, 2014 by

DollarThree decades ago in 1984, a year of education, room and board at a typical U.S. four-year educational institution cost an average of $3,499. This amounts to $8,756 when adjusted for inflation. Moving forward to 2010, this amount had nearly tripled to $22,092. This figure only represents a year’s fees, not the total cost of the degree.[...] Read More...

Science And Math Teachers In High Demand

January 21st, 2014 by

Math TeacherSouth Carolina is not immune to the nationwide shortage of teachers in public schools, particularly in the fields of science and math. This is not good news for school districts that are already having a hard time filling middle school and high school vacancies for teachers in key areas such as geometry, algebra and calculus and also for other employers who want to fill jobs in science and math-related fields. Students who earn teaching degrees are unlikely to have to spend time living in their parents’ basement while desperately trying to find a job after graduation.[...] Read More...

Popular Myths About Financial Student Aid Debunked

January 17th, 2014 by

Financial AwarenessA few days ago, Mark Valdez published a very useful blog post on the United States Department of Education’s website that helps to dispel many of the myths students and their parents have heard about receiving financial aid to cover the cost of their post-high school studies.[...] Read More...

Online Degrees Might Be The Solution To Crisis In US Higher Education

January 9th, 2014 by

Online DegreeIn the higher education arena, reality is often outrunning parody. A recent feature article on satirical website The Onion highlighted the plight of a fictional student called Patrick Moorhouse who, after paying the interest on his student loans, tuition costs and losing four years of income while attending university, ended up earning $11 more than he would have if he never went to college.[...] Read More...

Syracuse University To Change Its Strategy On College Rankings

January 6th, 2014 by

Syracause UniversityA university that has recently dropped down the college ranking lists is hoping to reverse its situation under a new chancellor.[...] Read More...

How an Online Education Can Help You Land a Job

January 3rd, 2014 by

Online EducationThere are many ways in which an online education can help you get a job, or increase your prospects of promotion. A report on the ReadWrite website recently discussed the slowly increasing availability of jobs that recognize online education at degree equivalent as well as an actual four year college degree.[...] Read More...

Higher Education Trends For 2014

December 31st, 2013 by

Higher Education Trends The Atlantic has published its 5 Higher-Education Trends for 2014, highlighting the hugely growing desire for online degree programs as well as careers and technical education.[...] Read More...

Is an Online MS in Math and Science Education Right For You?

December 3rd, 2013 by

Math TeacherTeaching has often been called the noblest profession, and that is certainly a true statement. Whether you teach young children how to read or adults how to speak a foreign language, sharing your knowledge can be a fulfilling and rewarding career. If you are currently a teacher with a bachelor’s degree, and you want to move on to the next step in your career, then you might have given some thought to earning a master’s degree.[...] Read More...

Earn an Online Education Specialist Degree For a Better Teaching Career

November 19th, 2013 by

Education Specialist While there is no question that teaching is one of the most rewarding and fulfilling careers out there, it can also be a challenging position for even the most dedicated professionals. Part of succeeding as a teacher includes having all the right tools and training at your disposal.[...] Read More...