News & Media
Here, you will find the latest updates, insights, and valuable resources from the world of education. Our mission is to empower educators and foster collaboration among professionals, and this page is designed to keep you informed and inspired.
Miss Education, hosted by Jen Maestas, is a captivating podcast that delves deep into the world of education in San Antonio. With her engaging storytelling and insightful interviews, Jen explores the challenges, triumphs, and untold stories within the education system. Each episode offers a thought-provoking examination of the issues that impact educators, students, and communities. Jen's passion for education shines through as she brings to light important topics such as equity, innovation, and educational policy. Whether you're an educator, a parent, or simply interested in the future of education, Miss Education is a must-listen podcast that will inform, inspire, and spark meaningful conversations about the state of education today.
The election of SALT board member, Sukh Kaur to serve as the District 1 City Councilwoman is a promising development for the educator community. Sukh's deep understanding of the needs and challenges faced by teachers brings a unique perspective to the council. She is poised to advocate for policies and initiatives that directly impact the education system, such as improving infrastructure and promoting community engagement. By leveraging her experience from the classroom, Sukh can effectively amplify the voices of educators, ensuring that their concerns and priorities are heard and addressed at the city level. This election represents a significant step forward in creating a strong partnership between the city council and the educator community, ultimately leading to positive changes that benefit both teachers and students.
In a recent news segment featuring an interviews with the SALT founder, Jen Maestas and SALT Member, Scott Sierra, the importance of professional networks in combating teacher burnout and promoting teacher retention was highlighted. Scott's insights shed light on the significant role that a strong network plays in providing support, resources, and a sense of community for educators. By connecting with like-minded professionals, teachers can find inspiration, share experiences, and access valuable tools to enhance their teaching practice. The interview served as a reminder of the power of collaboration and the positive impact that a well-established professional network can have on educators' well-being and longevity in the field.
MySA: Teacher Fest 2019
The photographer's pictures from Teacher Fest beautifully capture the infectious excitement of educators as they gear up to return to school. The images showcase the genuine enthusiasm and eagerness of these dedicated professionals, ready to make a positive impact on their students' lives. The event's success is evident through the engagement with over 30 community and business vendors, who generously provided free swag, fostering a sense of support and appreciation for the hardworking educators in attendance.