| May 7, 2010
TeachersTalk Pilot Season Completed
TeachersTalk’s pilot season has been completed and is set to hit the airwaves. Featuring 13 episodes that highlight the experiences of teachers across the country, TeachersTalk’s diverse content offers insight to the lives of educators and the challenges they face. With topics that cover everything from education policy to student success stories, TeachersTalk gives great teachers a chance to share with a national audience. To learn more about the participating teachers and hear their stories click here. The segments will air on NPR Connecticut affiliate Robin Hood Radio every Saturday at 1:00 pm and 4:00 pm, and Sunday at 2:00 pm and 4:00 pm.

Free Posters
Our latest “Behind Every Famous Person is a Fabulous Teacher” posters our now available! Sophia Bush, NBA star Tyler Hansbrough, 5-GRAMMY Award winning artist Wynonna Judd and NFL All Pro Linebacker Patrick Willis. To request the spring 2010 posters please send an email with your name and address to posters@teacherscount.org. To learn more about the campaign click here.

New Celebrity Ads Coming Soon
TeachersCount is pleased to announce two new ads, featuring Guy Fieri and Martha Stewart, for our “Behind Every Famous Person is a Fabulous Teacher” social marketing campaign. These ads are in production. Check our PSA page for updates.

TeachersCount Ads Featured in Magazines Nationwide
With ads appearing in several magazines across the country, TeachersCount’s “Behind Every Famous Person is a Fabulous Teacher” social marketing campaign continues to pick up steam. In April, a Time For Kids cover story about celebrities and their favorite teachers featured our Michelle Snow ad. Our Wynonna Judd ad appeared in the April 26th issue of Country Weekly. The March issue of Real Simple featured our America Ferrera ad, our Vanessa Williams ad appeared in the March issue of Ladies Home Journal and our Carrie Underwood ad appeared in the March issue of O, The Oprah Magazine . To see the complete listing of publications where ads have appeared please click here.

Nominate Your Teacher to Go Back to School in Style
Jones New York in the Classroom, one of TeachersCount’s partners, asks you to nominate a fabulous teacher. Nominees will have an opportunity to win a trip to New York City, $1500 Macys shopping spree and makeover, the chance to reveal their new look on the Martha Stewart Show and have their classroom adopted by Adopt-A-Classroom. For details please visit jnyintheclassroom.org.

Teachers’ Lounge Makeover
In partnership with KDP (Kappa Delta Pi), we have finished the remodeling of Reed High School’s teachers’ lounge in New Orleans. We have also selected five more schools to participate in the program. Staples has agreed to cover the remodeling costs for the five new schools. Before and after photographs to be posted here soon!

Bloggers Keep Blogging Away
Find out why Ellen suggests not to “cripple kids with compassion.” Learn why Cathy thinks that schools need to pursue project based learning. The TeachersCount blog offers the thoughts and experiences of veteran teachers and is updated regularly. So keep on reading and don’t miss a beat.

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Teachers Can Earn College Credit While Traveling
GEEO would like to offer educators the opportunity to earn graduate school credit (3 credits through Indiana University) and professional development credit while seeing the world. GEEO also advises teachers on how to find funding to subsidize the cost of the trips. The trips are open to all K-12 and University educators and administrators.

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