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CSUN Accelerated Teacher Program Alum Wants to Serve as Role Model for Male Students

by Jacob Bennett - CSUN Today (California State University - Northridge)
Thomas Johnson III knows he's been lucky to have great mentors — adult role models who taught him how to succeed. After graduating from California State University, Northridge and preparing to embark on a career in education, he's eager to serve as a mentor for the next generations of students.

Louisiana superintendent: More male teachers needed in classrooms

by Amanda McElfresh - Daily Advertiser
Superintendent John White said Louisiana must recruit more men into the teaching profession and do more to ensure women have opportunities to advance.

The comments came at the opening session of the 2018 Teacher Leader Summit in New Orleans.

Editorial - I survived - my first year of teaching

by Jay Raygor - Graduate of UW-Stout
Much like the chaos of a zombie apocalypse, a new teacher's first year in the classroom can be stressful and overwhelming. There are swarms of elementary students asking to go to the bathroom, help with homework, and continuous requests to borrow a pencil. Luckily, I survived.

A Class Debates the Importance of Having Male Teachers

by Beenish Ahmed - WNYC
More than 40 percent of public school students in New York City are boys of color but very few of their teachers look like them. That discrepancy is one reason Aaron Harris is a teacher.

Helping a young children deal with fear of men teachers

by George Yamamoto
I have always loved playing with young children, especially infants and toddlers. However, when I was younger I never envisioned myself as a teacher. Many years ago, my good friends unexpectedly had colicky twins and they really needed help. That changed my life. That experience unintentionally lead me into teaching. Now it is one of my biggest passions. It is a huge part of my family life.
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