Education

Florida education news: Union leaders, hurricane recovery, superintendent reviews and more

UNION LEADERS: Florida Education Association delegates ousted union president Joanne McCall in favor of challenger Fed Ingram, who had been vice president. Ingram’s arguments that the group should be more aggressive in its push against the Republican education agenda resonated with members frustrated after three years of losses over key issues. More from Florida Politics. CROWDING: Complaints rise about […]

Education

Pursuing an education, no matter what

Getting an undergraduate degree from Columbia is hard enough as it is. Getting a doctorate from Columbia, while commuting from Long Island and raising three kids, including a newborn? That sounds almost impossible. But Secretary Madeleine Albright did it, earning her Ph.D. in 1976. Countless late nights, hour-long commutes, and early mornings to get the kids ready […]

Education

Willoughby Fine Arts Association’s director of education embracing challenges, future

Lora Workman knew when she was hired this summer as the fourth director of education in the history of The Fine Arts Association that things would be somewhat different. But if anyone was fit to serve in the role of director of education, after the departure of Jeannie Fleming-Gifford, Workman possessed the pedigree. She’s been at Playhouse Square in […]