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Summer is here! And as Breakthrough programs across the world begin new editions of their unforgettable summer sessions for their students, teachers and directors, we at SBAN have plenty to update you on as well. We have SBAN partner programs in the hunt for a $250,000 prize, college-age teachers starting their first summers at Breakthrough, an amazing new SBAN partner program, and as always, a stellar group of SBAN members in the job market, a new batch of partner program events and the latest member updates and opportunities.
Members in the News
We're happy to announce that two TCPI applicants have been hired by Breakthrough programs! Andrew Kimble, a member of the 2013 TCPI GA Undergraduate Cohort, is teaching at Breakthrough Atlanta, and Natalie James, a member of the 2013 TCPI NC (Charlotte) Undergraduate Cohort, is teaching at the Carrollton site of Breakthrough Miami. Congrats to Andrew, Natalie, and to Breakthrough Atlanta and Breakthrough Miami for making outstanding additions to their already stellar teams.
Uncommon Schools & KIPP Finalists for 2013 Broad Prize
The Eli and Edyth Broad Foundation has announced the top three charter school systems in the running for the 2013 Broad Prize for Public Charter Schools, and two of the three are SBAN partners programs! We're incredibly proud to see our partners Uncommon Schools and KIPP continue to be recognized for their achievements. The top prize is $250,000 for college readiness efforts for their students and the winner will be announced July 2nd. Meanwhile, see below for a sample of exciting upcoming partner program events from the SBAN Community Calendar and contact us to add your program's event.
Andrea Fernandez (left) is a former Breakthrough Miami student and teacher who just graduated from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte with a Bachelor's in Social Work. She is looking to obtain a position at a human services agency in the Charlotte area with the opportunity to apply her analytical, interpersonal, and organizational skills. Find out more about Andrea and view her resume by clicking her picture, and meet more applicants below.
Please welcome KIPP Austin as the newest SBAN partner program! KIPP Austin is the latest program committed to diversity and inclusivity to become a TCPI school, thereby helping cultivate a robust and knowledgeable teacher of color workforce and gaining access to a growing cohort of teachers who have gone through the rigorous TCPI process. They have several new job openings just posted to the SBAN Career Center, and take a look below for more openings and opportunities at SBAN partner programs.
It's a great summer to be an SBAN member, and we hope you're finding what you need from us. But as always, we want to hear about how we can do a better job for you. Contact us and let us know how we can promote your program, help find you a job, help place a skilled new employee at your company or organization, or introduce your event to the SBAN network. We'll be happy to help!