Emerging Second Career Opportunities in Education

By | 2017-05-24T08:59:46+00:00 March 30th, 2010|Career Change|

Experts project growing opportunties for midlife career change to teaching in the next decade Mass Retirement of Teachers Anticipated A new study conducted by The National Commission on Teaching and America’s Future (NCTAF) entitled How Boomers Can Contribute to Student Success projects that the aging of the baby boom generation will lead to mass retirements of teachers

Going Back to School—As College President

By | 2017-03-22T09:09:10+00:00 April 10th, 2009|Career Change|

After her brother's murder, psychotherapist Helen Hand found solace and satisfaction by taking over the reins at the university he founded. Helen’s Lesson: If you’re considering a new career, don’t be shy: Think big. Intending to simply jazz up her job, Helen was bowled over by the rewards of making the complete career change that

Personal Reinvention in Park City

By | 2017-03-22T09:09:28+00:00 April 9th, 2009|Career Change|

Two fast-track New Yorkers find new careers and a more civilized pace in the Wasatch mountains.   Barbara and Jon’s Lesson: Their reinventions were sparked by an ill-fated early retirement that, by providing a reflective period, led them to appealing new jobs. Sometimes you have to quiet your life down so you can really listen

From Art Director to Art Teacher

By | 2017-03-22T09:06:48+00:00 April 2nd, 2009|Career Change|

Volunteering for the PTA led Gina Plaitakis down the path to a new career. Gina Plaitakis didn’t set out looking for a new career. It found her, as her life evolved through motherhood. Today the former art director is on the threshold of becoming an art teacher. If you ever watch television, you’ve almost certainly