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You May Not Know It, but You Have an Impressive Résumé

October 14, 2019

Michigan Teacher of the Year Cara Lougheed says when you look at everything they do, teachers have stronger résumés than they give themselves credit for. ...

Topic: MTOY, Teaching

Like the Song Says, We CAN Decide What to Be

September 24, 2019

A line from an Avett Brothers song still resonates with Michigan Regional Teacher of the Year Rachal Gustafson, and informs her life and classroom. ...

Topic: MTOY, Teaching

Teachers Share ‘Biggest Joys’ (and Frustrations) of New Year

September 17, 2019

Michigan Teacher of the Year Cara Lougheed explores what “back to school” means for the people who work with kids every day. ...

Topic: MTOY, Teaching

The High Cost of a Drunk Driving Arrest

September 10, 2019

If you are arrested for drunk driving, you can expect to pay out substantial sums that could be close to $20,000, including years of higher insurance premiums. ...

Topic: Auto , Safety, Insurance

Happy New School Year to All You Dedicated Educators!

August 20, 2019

Here are some personal messages for teachers in different parts of their journey, from the newbie to the veteran. ...

Topic: MTOY, Teaching

Meet Michigan Teacher of the Year Cara Lougheed

August 13, 2019

Cara Lougheed has been teaching high school English and history for 21 years in the Rochester Community School District. We talked with Cara about her teaching experience. ...

Topic: MTOY

Renter’s Insurance Is a Great Value

August 1, 2019

Many renters don't know that an inexpensive policy can save them a lot of grief in the event of a disaster or theft, even if they think they don't own much. ...

Topic: Home, Auto , Insurance

Meemic Volunteers Add More Flair to OLHSA

July 25, 2019

The Meemic team added more life to the walls at the Oakland Livingston Human Services Agency with a second round of fun murals for the kids. ...

Topic: Community

The Founding Fathers and Their Influence on Education

July 3, 2019

Some of the Founding Fathers who signed the Declaration of Independence were higher ed teachers or otherwise influential in education. Meet a few. ...

Topic: Teaching

Eric’s Epic Ed-venture: Tales from the Road Continue …

May 30, 2019

NAESP president Eric Cardwell gives us an update on the busy, fulfilling months since he completed his initial two-week roadtrip with us. ...

Topic: Eric's Epic Ed-venture

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