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Future Educators Network Issue 5
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January 2015, Issue 5

In This Issue

1. Book Review
2. Forbes 30 Under 30
3. Screening of TEACH
4. It's Deadline Time!


From City Year to Harvard Law to DCPS classroom...

 Meet Rob Barnett '10 >


Compass Academy, a new school supported by City Year and Johns Hopkins, is searching for its founding teachers.  City Year Alumni are highly preferred!

Visit the Compass Academy website.

Check out an informational webinar, recorded for City Year Alumni!

Educator's Resource Center

A to Z Resources to enhance your experience as an educator, including lesson planning tools, student engagement, information on Common Core, and more!


Why Don't Students Like School?

Scott Aguila, Team Leader with City Year San Jose, explores strategies to improve classroom instruction by focusing on how our minds work using Daniel T Willingham's Why Don't Students Like School?.

Click to read more! 

Forbes' 2015 30 Under 30 in Education

For the past four years, Forbes has brought together some of our country's young game changers, movers, and makers. This year's list of standoutsspotlights a variety of leaders making a difference in the education space.  Check it out to learn more about innovative practices that just might make a difference in the way you educate.  Some of our favorites include:

Benjamin Levy, Founder, eduCanon

Michael J Carter, Founder, Strive For College

Abigail Seldin, cofounder, College Abacus

TEACH: A National Screening for the City Year network

February 15-25, 2015
View the film by clicking here

After watching the film, Join four of the starring teachers and City Year champions (including Rob Barnett, Seattle '10!) for a discussion on how a career in education can impact student lives.  All are welcome.

Visit to register for the discussion.


It's Deadline Time!

Whether you're applying for Teach For America, Urban Teacher Center, graduate school, or one of our 50+ other partners, it's deadline season!  Here are a few quick tips to be sure you're considered for one of these opportunities.

Tips for TFA Applicants (relevant for many teacher prep programs!)

Applying to Grad School?  Be sure to read our partners' program pages to make sure you're considered for a give a year scholarship and application fee waiver!

Currently serving with City Year? Make sure you're asking programs about start dates; some may be before your City Year graduation date.  If the start date is within two weeks of graduation you may be able to leave early, but we'd rather you finish your service and celebrate a job well done alongside your fellow corps members!

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