Why These Divine Nine Members Stepped Up to Teach in NJ

Being a part of a fraternity or sorority is a formative experience for many college students seeking community and support to navigate their careers and lives. The nine historically African-American Greek organizations of the National Pan-Hellenic Council (“NPHC”) – collectively referred to as the “Divine Nine” – have been fostering a mission of service, philanthropy, and academic excellence with men and women of color for nearly 90 years.

Making Teacher Appreciation a Daily Practice

As Teacher Appreciation Week 2019 comes to an end, it’s important to remember that teacher appreciation is not just for one week a year!  The service of teachers should be celebrated year-round. In addition, it shouldn’t just be students, families and administrators showing appreciation.  Teachers themselves should play an active role in self-celebration. In fact, one of the most important ways that teachers can keep up the motivation to perform their jobs is by developing a practice to appreciate themselves.

Prevent Teacher Burnout As the End of the School Year Nears


Teaching is an incredibly rewarding career, which can also be incredibly exhausting, especially for new teachers. Between grading, lesson preparation, and building and maintaining relationships with students, the role of educator can easily consume teachers’ lives outside of school hours. Leading into the end of the school year, in particular, teachers can often notice pressure and stress building up in themselves and their colleagues.

Get Hired: Teaching Jobs for K12, Ell & Special Ed NJ [April]


With summer on the horizon, now is a perfect time to dive into a new job for the start of the 2019-20 school year. We have rounded up openings at our partner schools involved with the Diverse Teachers for Diverse Schools (DTDS) grant initiative, a program meant to foster and encourage alternate route pathways for teachers of color and minority backgrounds.