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TEACH-NOW Graduate School of Education Announces New Vice President of Strategy

TEACH-NOW Graduate School of Education Announces New Vice President of Strategy

The TEACH-NOW Graduate School of Education announced today the appointment of Dr. Kevin J Ruth as the Vice President of Strategy. Dr. Ruth is an expert in international education and is the former Chief Executive Officer of the Educational Collaborative for International Schools (ECIS), an organization that represents over 50,000 international teachers and administrators. TEACH-NOW is one of the country’s fastest growing graduate schools of education, offering a collaborative, activities-based, technology-centric teacher preparation and professional development program. TEACH-NOW employs online coursework to produce highly dynamic educators ready to excel in the digital age. TEACH-NOW enrolls over 4,000 students from 130 countries. Dr. Ruth will help TEACH-NOW strategically to increase its reach throughout the world. “We are thrilled to have recruited Dr. Ruth to join the team at TEACH-NOW,” said Dr. Emily Feistritzer, CEO and founder of TEACH-NOW. “We are growing very rapidly, and Kevin (Dr. Ruth) brings passion for and skills in brand and marketing (just take a look at our dynamic new website), data and research, strategic planning, business development, and global developments in education, with the network to accompany it.” Dr. Ruth is a fellow in the UK-based Royal Society of Arts, a global executive panel member for HolonIQ, a member of the Online Executive Panel for McKinsey & Company, a member of the Feedback Forum (Marketing) for the Financial Times and a past lecturer for the National Endowment for the Humanities. He holds bachelor’s degrees in French and German and a Master’s in Comparative Literature from Pennsylvania State University, and a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from Rutgers University. Dr. Ruth is fluent in seven languages and he holds citizenship in the US and UK. About TEACH-NOW Founded in 2011, TEACH-NOW Graduate School of Education is a collaborative, activity-based, technology-centric teacher preparation program and degree-granting institution whose mission is to empower tomorrow’s teachers for tomorrow’s students in tomorrow’s world. TEACH-NOW offers a nine-month post-baccalaureate teacher certification program and 12-month Master’s in Education degree programs with a focus on either globalization of education or education research. TEACH-NOW boasts a 90 percent program completion rate and nearly 100 percent of graduates who want to teach can do so through certification and placement assistance. TEACH NOW has enrolled 4,000 students from 130 countries and 98 percent of graduates say they would recommend the program to others.

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