A recent survey of teachers shows that little think standardized tests are essential and an accurate depiction of a student’s ability.
The New and the Old: The Changing Teacher Generations; A Look at the Engineering and Arts Departments
Who’s New? Katheryn Sylba In the fall, Katheryn Sylba replaced Carol Tox, who had taken Sylvia Simon’s place but left a month into school year, as the fashion arts and cooking teacher. As a child, Katheryn Sylba moved from Maryland to Pittsburgh, where she attended Penn Hills High School. After graduating from Fairmont State University in West Virginia with a B.A. in Education, her plan was to be a substitute teacher until, she said, “the field opened up.” For the next 17 years, she was…
Educators and district officials weigh in on the budget crisis forcing sweeping changes across the Pittsburgh Public Schools.
Students took part in a district wide teacher and school performance survey on Dec. 15. The district said that teachers in the Promise Readiness Corps may see their pay affected by the results.
Changes in faculty in the Language Department at Allderdice this year.
A Look at the Science Department
This is the first installment of a series on the faculty changes in each department – teachers and support staff coming and going.
Angela Mazza reveals the reasoning behind her departure from Allderdice, muses on plans for the future, and reflects on her former students in an exclusive interview with The Foreword.