Intro to Ethics for the Kentucky Teacher Candidate

This lecture is one I’ve given to teacher candidates at Union College in Barbourville, Kentucky. It is designed to serve as a primer for understanding legal and ethical concerns relating to the teaching profession, and to acclimatize candidates to the process through which the Education Professional Standards Board will use in the event of a complaint against a teacher. This lecture is not intended to serve as legal advice, but rather as a generalized guide to teacher ethics in Kentucky. If you are teacher facing an ethics inquiry, you should consult an attorney. (more…)

Realistic Planning: Cornerstone to Sustainable Annual Giving

In the annual giving arena, staffers are continually expected to grow donor participation and engagement. It is important, though, to set thoughtful, reasonable goals for your annual fund goals. This piece will provide a cursory examination of the component goals from a higher education non-profit perspective, but many (if not all non-alumni) pieces will be applicable to annual giving staff persons in any industry. (more…)


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