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A woman of influence: Marie Tuite"s high school teacher inspired her lifelong pursuit

Editor's note: This is an interview with one of the 100 outstanding Silicon Valley professionals selected to be in the 2020 class of Women of Influence. Marie Tuite Director of athletics, San Jose State University Headquarters: San Jose W.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 22nd, 2020

A woman of influence: Evelyn Tran inspired to seek legal career in high school

Editor's note: This is an interview with one of the 100 outstanding Silicon Valley professionals selected to be in the 2020 class of Women of Influence. Evelyn Tran General counsel, Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority Headquarters: San.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 22nd, 2020

Meet the woman behind Barbie’s most iconic looks

Carol: Well, I graduated from high school in 1950. And at that time, there were basically five jobs for women: nurse, teacher, secretary, clerk, wife, and mother. And then lo and behold, Mattel Incorporated started put.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 17th, 2019

A woman of influence: Natasha Venzon learned lifelong skills while working at a bookstore

Editor's note: This is an interview with one of the 100 outstanding Silicon Valley professionals selected to be in the 2020 class of Women of Influence. Natasha Venzon President, Teamwrkx Facilities Headquarters: San Jose What it does: Facility s.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 22nd, 2020

A high school teacher in Detroit bought a "trashed" home in the city for $2,600 and got it into livable condition in less than 2 years. Here"s how she did it.

Deandra Averhart The Detroit Land Bank Authority is selling thousands of publi.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 5th, 2020

Women of Influence: Why a young Debbie Penzone almost gave up on her biggest career dream

After she graduated from high school, Debbie Penzone arrived in Columbus with one dream in mind: to work at a Penzone hair salon. Of course she wasn't yet Debbie Penzone at that point, she was just a girl from Springfield with a talent for making p.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 31st, 2020

How a high school teacher renovated a $2,600 home in 2 years

In an interview with Business Insider, Deandra Averhart explained how she transformed the property and her biggest takeaways from the project......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 16th, 2020

A high school teacher bought a "trashed" home in Detroit for $2,600 and got it into livable condition in less than 2 years. Here"s how she did it.

Deandra Averhart The Detroit Land Bank Authority is selling thousands of publicly owned properties through pro.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 16th, 2020

See which Florida school districts pay their teachers the most — and least

Out of the Sunshine State's 73 districts, South Florida counties rank high statewide, but not nationally when it comes to teacher pay, according to research from our sister paper, the Orlando Business Journal. Teacher pay matters to the business co.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 9th, 2020

CEO traces autism"s influence on career path he started as a high school dropout

Dan Schneider founded SIB Fixed Cost Reduction in 2008 amid the worst economic disaster since the Great Depression......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 16th, 2019

A Texas high school substitute teacher was arrested and fired after video appears to show a violent fight with a student

Google Maps Tiffani Shadell Lankford, a substitute teacher for Lehman High School in Kyle, Texas, was fired Friday after video was .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 9th, 2019

A Georgia high school teacher was put on leave after saying people who have Confederate flag bumper stickers probably want to marry their sisters.

A Georgia high school teacher was put on leave after saying people who have Confederate flag bumper stickers probably want to marry their sisters......»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 4th, 2019

Lewisville math teacher uses software to make learning a visual process

Leigh Ann Mitchell of Lewisville High School is a finalist in the Tech Titans of the Future — High School Math/Science teacher category for the 2019 Tech Titan Awards. Category winners will be announced at an awards event on Friday, Aug. 23. For m.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 19th, 2019

Wylie robotics teacher"s curriculum revolves around problem solving and creativity

Morris Goldade of Wylie High School is a finalist in the Tech Titans of the Future — High School Math/Science teacher category for the 2019 Tech Titan Awards. Category winners will be announced at an awards event on Friday, Aug. 23. For more informatio.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 19th, 2019

Injured music teacher is back in the classroom — an on-the-job profile

On April 6, 2017, Sidney “Skip” Redd, a high school choir and band director in Waxahachie, accompanied 106 students to a trampoline park for an end-of-the-year party. “I was trying to connect with them, show them I wasn’t an old man, I w.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 12th, 2019

Schools reckon with social stress: "I"m on my phone so much"

High school biology teacher Kelly Chavis knew smartphones were a distraction in her class......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 7th, 2019

Newark principal wants to use Oprah"s $500K donation for "restorative" programs

Oprah Winfrey was so inspired by a CBS News story on a high school principal changing his students’ lives, she decided to help in a big way. New Jersey principal Akbar Cook started the Lights On program in Newark to give students somewh.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 20th, 2019

A woman of influence: American Heart Association"s Marie Lopresto helps grow Circle of Red

Editor's note: The Silicon Valley Business Journal is honoring 100 Women of Influence on May 16 for their impact on their professions and in their community. This is a profile of one of the women being recognized. Click here to read all of the profiles .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 17th, 2019

From High To Health: A New Cannabis Paradigm

Seeing traffic on the 405 North backed up after school pick-up, I opted for the Sepulveda alternative. The woman putt.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMay 16th, 2019

A woman of influence: At Infoblox, Lori Cornmesser has made a specialty out of high-tech sales

Editor's note: The Silicon Valley Business Journal is honoring 100 Women of Influence on May 16 for their impact on their professions and in their community. This is a profile of one of the women being recognized. Click here to read all of the profile.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 13th, 2019

Dedication Drives Growth for Illinois Real Estate Team

When Jamie Hering made the leap to real estate in 2015, she was ready to roll up her sleeves. After a career as a high school teacher, she was eager to embark on a new path, and knew she had the perseverance to .....»»

Category: realestateSource: rismediaMay 1st, 2019