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Are you interested in launching a career where you can make a difference impacting the lives of young people? If so, a career in teaching may be for you. Being a teacher is rewarding, yet challenging. Plus, according to the Department of Labor’s U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, education is a growing field. In fact, there is actually a teacher shortage in California, where over a hundred thousand teachers—or one-third of the workforce—may need to be replaced in the next decade.Read more

Social workers have a unique focus – using their education and special training, they help people solve and cope with problems in their everyday lives. If you are looking for a career with meaning, action, satisfaction and many options for specialization, you should consider pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in social work. Careers in social work include mental health and clinical positions; community organization jobs; international social work; social work administration and management; policy and planning; politics; and research.Read more

One way that women can stop being left out or can stop getting only “fix-it” jobs is to become known as the go-to-person for new ideas, opportunities and options and for providing a fresh look at a persistent threat, such as declining sales. Women make up more than 50 percent of employees. How can women establish themselves as thought leaders in business?Read more

Until stories hit the news, most students probably don’t even think about accreditation when seeking a university. They may focus on reputation, programs, the cost, flexibility and convenience, location and other factors. Do your Homework so you don't get stuck in a situation that you may regret. May sure to look at the quality of the education being offered and how that education will be viewed by other institutions and employers.Read more

Employed Americans cite a weak economy, corporate cuts, cheap labor and the lack of a college degree as some of the most common deterrents to their personal job growth in the next five years. Dr. Kathleen Bates suggests  you "focus on what you can control … you! The fact is education is the single most important investment you can make. The better you can prepare yourself for challenges of your career – the better positioned you will be to reap the rewards.”Read more

Being the principal of a school, whether it is at the elementary school, middle school, or high school level, can be a tough job, and it’s not for everybody. Many teachers feel what they have to contribute is felt the deepest in the classroom and wish to impact student learning in that environment. But other educators want to cast a wider net and have a greater impact in the lives of children through leadership in the principal's office.Read more

NEW survey reveals top resolutions for 2016 and expert advice for realizing educational goals.  According to a Harris Poll conducted on behalf of Brandman University, 67 percent of adults are making New Year resolutions for 2016.  Of those, 26 percent are planning to make an education/career resolution.Read more

It is no mystery that continuing your education is an investment of both time and resources. Explore the following infographic which can help you start formulating your equation with basic research on some of the factors that can play critical roles in your overall estimate. Plus find out a few intrinsic benefits of having a bachelor’s degree that can give you the confidence you need to achieve your dreams. Read more

As the U.S. economy continues to stabilize, you may ask yourself what is the benefit of going back to school to further your education.  Check out this infographic on the ROI of a Graduate Degree and decide for yourself if the extra education is worth it. Read more

Where do you fall on the work/life balance spectrum? Are you an expert at juggling all of the curve balls that life throws at you? Or are you struggling to keep your head above water? Take this work/life balance quiz to find out.Read more

Just as we once experienced booms in industry, arts, and social movements, we are now seeing a new generation of learning technologies evolve to reposition the classroom into the cloud. But what exactly does this mean? As producer, author and learning technology expert, Elliott Massie once said, “eLearning is changing. And, we will see new models, new technologies and designs emerge. So, let’s drop the ‘e’ – or at least give it a new and wider definition.” Read more

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