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Northwest Professional Educators (NWPE) provides teacher liability insurance, legal services, and caring support without paying for controversial political agendas. Partnered with the Association of American Educators, NWPE advances teacher choice in Washington, Idaho, and Oregon by providing an inexpensive, nonpartisan teacher union alternative that saves teachers, paraprofessionals and principals hundreds of dollars per year. Let the fastest-growing nonunion teacher association in our region protect your career, your reputation, and your future. Join now for twice the liability insurance of the teachers union, guaranteed legal services, and classroom support benefiting academic professionals!

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National Board for Professional Teaching Standards Gets an Update

posted by Ruthie | April 18, 2014, 01:09 PM

It only takes a quick visit to the
National Board for Professional Teaching Standards website to see that they’ve been undergoing changes recently.  The website itself has been completely redesigned, making it much easier to find information about their teaching certification.

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Denver Hires Immigrant Teachers

posted by Ruthie | April 15, 2014, 03:26 PM

The Denver Public School District made headlines this week for reaching out to immigrant graduates who came to the United States illegally as children
for their teaching potential. Advocates cite their unique ability to relate to students as a primary goal of this controversial program.

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Guest Post: Strategies for Teaching ESL Students

posted by Ruthie | April 14, 2014, 02:32 PM

As many as 3.5 million students in classrooms throughout the United States speak English as a second language (ESL). Despite this reality, most schools offer few or no programs that specifically address the unique set of problems these students confront each day in the classroom.

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