Key Articles

Where Are the Men? Promoting Gender Diversity in the Massachusetts Early Childhood Workforce

2008 CAYL Schott Fellows
A group from the 2008 Community Advocates for Young Learners (CAYL) has developed a policy brief about men teachers. It is the first of it's kind in Massachusett's and offers ideas about the importance of gender diversity in education.

CAYL is directed by Valora Washington, PhD.

MenTeach appears on ABC News Good Morning America

MenTeach (represented by Jonathan Maiden and Bryan G. Nelson) appeared on ABC New Good Morning America Story Monday, October 20th, 2008 on a brief segment about the rewards and challenges that men face working with young children.

Male teachers 'vital role models'

Training and Development Agency (TDA) of England
Male primary school teachers are vital role models for boys, new research suggests.

Almost half of men say that a male teacher has been a fundamental role model in their life, a survey commissioned by the Training and Development Agency (TDA) found.

The Mistrusted Male Teacher - Male Elementary School Teachers Face Low Ranks and Sometimes Parent Bias

By Lauren Cox - ABC News
[MenTeach - This article generated hundreds of comments from readers at the ABCnews.com website. After reading the article, there is a link at the end. Go read a few to see whether you agree.]

Education Policy Brief: The Status of Male Teachers in Public Education Today

Shaun P. Johnson - Center for Evaluation & Education Policy
[MenTeach: This is a Policy Brief out of the University of Indiana written by Shaun P. Johnson who taught the first graduate course with a focus on men in education. Bryan G. Nelson of MenTeach provides a commentary at the end of the policy brief.]