Teacher http://iowapublicradio.org en Acts of Kindness http://iowapublicradio.org/post/acts-kindness <p>Host Charity Nebbe celebrates acts of kindness by interviewing the people whose lives have been positively affected by others.</p><p></p> Mon, 23 Dec 2013 20:13:07 +0000 Charity Nebbe & Sarah Boden 33940 at http://iowapublicradio.org Acts of Kindness School Administrator Warning on Teacher Raises http://iowapublicradio.org/post/school-administrator-warning-teacher-raises <p>Advocates &nbsp;for higher teacher pay <u>better be upfront</u> about just how much it’s going to cost, and who’s going to cover it, if they want to achieve their goal.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; That's according to a representative of Iowa’s school administrators who’s serving on a task force on teacher salaries.</p> Fri, 28 Sep 2012 21:15:27 +0000 Joyce Russell 8694 at http://iowapublicradio.org School Administrator Warning on Teacher Raises Iowa Educators Need More Time to Create New Teacher Evaluations http://iowapublicradio.org/post/iowa-educators-need-more-time-create-new-teacher-evaluations <p>During the last Iowa legislative session, lawmakers failed to agree on how beef up teacher evaluations. Instead they commissioned a task force to make recommendations for next year. The task force met in Des Moines on Wednesday.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 20 Sep 2012 15:14:22 +0000 Clay Masters 8250 at http://iowapublicradio.org Iowa Educators Need More Time to Create New Teacher Evaluations 2013 Iowa Teacher of the Year http://iowapublicradio.org/post/2013-iowa-teacher-year <p>Governor Terry Branstad&nbsp;has named veteran Cedar Rapids educator Tania Johnson&nbsp; the 2013 Iowa Teacher of the Year.</p><p>Johnson spent most of her 22-year teaching career in Cedar Rapids kindergarten classrooms before she accepted a teacher leadership position with her school district this fall.</p> Wed, 12 Sep 2012 22:47:43 +0000 Pat Blank 7885 at http://iowapublicradio.org 2013 Iowa Teacher of the Year