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Only two percent of teachers are black men, yet research confirms they matter

By Chandra Thomas Whitfield - The Undefeated
Cedric Jackson knows firsthand the impact that regular exposure to a positive black man can have on impressionable students — especially young black boys.

MenTeach January Meeting: Men in Early Childhood Education in Boston

Men in Early Childhood Education
play a unique and crucial role in educating and caring for young children

Join us for the 1st meeting of our NEW:
Men in Early Childhood Professional Learning Community

Tuesday January 8, 2019 (Snow date Wed. January 9, 2019)
6:30-9:00 PM

Grove Hall Child Development Center
1295 Blue Hill Avenue
Mattapan, MA 02126
Parking available

Agenda:

Scotland: Course launched in Moray to encourage men to consider career in childcare

by David Mackay - The Press and Journal - Scotland
A course is being launched in the north of Scotland specifically aimed at encouraging men to consider a career in childcare.

Now Moray College UHI in Elgin has teamed up with the council to provide a course to meet the surge in demand.

It is hoped that the initiative will tap into people considering a change in career and parents who want to return to work.

MenTeach E-News - January 2019

MenTeach E-News
January 2019

1) For the first time in history the percentage of men in child care increases to highest level
2) Study: Male Teachers Are More Likely to Leave a School With a Female Principal
3) Study reports how race matters in the classroom
4) More diversity called for in New Zealand's classrooms - but it's not everything
5) Scholarships for Minority Males in California
6) MenTeach January Meeting: Men in Early Childhood Education in Boston
7) England: Why it’s hard being a male primary teacher