Entries Tagged as 'Education'

School Board 101 in session beginning March 23

March 22nd, 2013 · Comments Off · Education

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The Birmingham Business Alliance and the Birmingham Education Foundation are partnering to offer training for current and potential leaders in the effort to improve education in and around metro Birmingham. It’s hoped it won’t just be them who consider attending.

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Witherspoon to share state of city schools, tax increase proposal

May 14th, 2012 · Comments Off · Citywide, Education

Craig Witherspoon speaking at TechFriday

Birmingham City Schools superintendent Craig Witherspoon has been talking a lot about what’s going on in the school system in recent weeks. You’ve got two more opportunities to hear from him and ask questions this week across Birmingham.

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Gen. Charles Krulak named new BSC president

March 21st, 2011 · Comments Off · Education

Gen. Charles Krulak. Courtesy of Birmingham-Southern College

It’s a new beginning for Birmingham-Southern College today as the institution’s Board of Trustees named retired U.S. Marine Corps commandant Gen. Charles “Chuck” C. Krulak its thirteenth president at a noon press conference.

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edcamp Birmingham is coming!

November 29th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Education

edcampbham logo. Courtesy of official website

The newest addition to Birmingham’s unconference scene has announced that its registration is now open. EdCamp Birmingham will take place in April 2011 debut, currently the only unconference for teachers planned for the Southeastern United States.

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Welcome aboard Witherspoon

March 30th, 2010 · Comments Off · Education, The City

Craig Witherspoon

Birmingham’s new city schools superintendent, Craig Witherspoon, was definitely schooled at his first board meeting on Tuesday evening, watching as decisions were made both large and small. Part of this meeting could have been called The Salami Diaries.

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A Smart Directory for teachers

June 22nd, 2009 · Comments Off · Education, Online

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Looks like we’re not the only hub for information around here. The newest one serves as a valuable resource for teachers and educators throughout metro Birmingham, AL.

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Samford to take down Ramsay Hall

April 21st, 2009 · Comments Off · Education

Samford University will finally move forward with demolishing Ramsay Hall, though plans for its replacement may take a little longer to figure out…

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Somebody said Girl Scout Cookies…

January 5th, 2009 · 4 Comments · Education

Many in metro Birmingham and across the country will breathe a collective sigh of relief on January 9 as Girl Scout cookies go on sale. Sure you’ve got until March 7, but you know you’ve been craving Thin Mints for a while now… Our local Girl Scouts organization has also let us know that there’s […]

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