How to Find a Teaching Job in the Right School for You - Yoav Gonen

Yoav Gonen returns to Capture Your Flag to build upon his 2009 interview with a 2010 conversation with host Erik Michielsen. In Chapter 14 of 17, Gonen, a New York Post education reporter, provides insight into the free Department of Education ( online resources experienced and prospective teachers can use to identify opportunities and research schools. Gonen recognizes teachers seek schools where they are comfortable and where they get along with school leaders. He highlights how the Obama Administration has made student performance and school surveys available, ranging from parent feedback to teacher and administrative rankings, that provide visibility into school performance and management. For example, Gonen highlights how the surveys show management effectiveness and trust between teachers and administration. The surveys and information may be found at the Department of Education website. Before starting his New York City newspaper reporting career, Gonen earned his BA in English from the University of Michigan and his Masters in Journalism from New York University.