Pearson recently sat down with a handful of teaching veterans who’ve been recognized as Teachers of the Year in their own states. They…
As a little girl, Holley Thomas followed her father around, watching him build things out of wood, and asking a lot of questions along the way. Today, she’s an award-winning welder and is doing her best to recruit new members to her industry.
Philippe Le Houérou is executive vice president and CEO of the International Finance Corp., the private-sector arm of the World Bank Group. In 2009, the institution invested $8 million in Uniminuto, a university in Bogota, Colombia, that developed a tertiary education model that not only produced excellent graduates but also figured out how to do good and stay profitable.
In the early 1990s, Bill Clements built websites from scratch that featured college students in his classes at Norwich University. Three decades later, he is still at the university, where he is helping shape the future of online education.
Holly Zwerling is the founder, President, and CEO of the Fatherhood Task Force of South Florida (FTFSF). “We are truly changing the perception that young people have of the males in their lives. And that the men have of themselves, too,” she says.
Throughout her long career in education, Kathy Brown says she’s watched textbook prices rise rapidly. So she and her colleagues at the San Diego State University came up with a novel solution: to stop selling traditional textbooks altogether.