Supporting the Innovation Efforts of California Teachers
Several grant programs are encouraging teachers to create educational programs
Women in Leadership: Estella Atekwana
Our annual salute to extraordinary women breaking barriers and rising to the top
Estella Atekwana surmounted language barriers, family pressures and more on her journey to become a pioneer of biogeophysics and dean of UC Davis’s largest college.
What does your business look like in an optimal world?
“What if you could snap your fingers and find that unicorn hire you’ve been dreaming of? What if you could click your heels and transform your company’s culture? What if you could wake up every morning in absolute control of your business? Imagine the possibilities.”
Developing the Health Care Industry’s Workforce of Tomorrow
Founded in 2004, Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts offers imaging, medical assistant and nursing programs that provide students seeking careers in health care with professional skills, career-focused education and hands-on practical experiences.
Can adding art to STEM help resurrect a struggling education system?
While STEM education incorporates science, technology,
engineering and math, STEAM adds arts into the mix. Proponents of
STEAM say it develops creativity that bridges the sciences with
the development of personal expression, emotional intelligence
and social awareness: the human factors that define how we relate
to the world.
Work It: Cassandra Lichnock
A glimpse into the daily life of the California State Teachers’ Retirement System’s CEO
From deep analysis in the morning to the occasional hike in the evening, here’s how Cassandra Lichnock structures her days as CEO of CalSTRS.
As Omicron Surge Worsens Teacher Shortage, More California Schools Closed by COVID
The omicron variant of COVID-19 has hit California’s teacher workforce so hard that many schools are weighing closure and in some cases forced to dip into emergency days.
Companies Can Benefit From Expanding Opportunities to Employees Without Degrees
SAFE Credit Union Senior Vice President Gina Olson proposes employers start hiring with a focus on skills over degrees. The approach, she argues, could increase diversity and uncover untapped potential.
Startup of the Month: Expert IEP
App optimizes education plans for neurodivergent students
Davis-based tech company Expert IEP developed an app to help parents of neurodivergent students optimize their academic, behavioral, occupational and speech goals.
Making the Most of the Pandemic Pantry
Through the pandemic, Zoom culinary classes delivered kitchen confidence to home cooks
With plenty of spare time and the need for social
activities, the pandemic prompted professional chefs to
create robust virtual cooking programs.