Taft University Blog

What is a Charter School, Anyway?

There are a lot of different types of schools out there these days – from public to private, Montessori to charter school. How do you tell the difference? The Education Commission of the States provides a good definition of what makes...

Is Distance Education Right For You?

When it comes to continuing your education, each person is different. There are pros and cons on both sides when choosing between online learning or a more traditional brick-and-mortar classroom setting. While you will benefit from doing some research of your...

“Entrepreneurs and Freelancers and Life Coaches – Oh My!”: The Changing Workforce and Higher Education

Careers are changing. People at all stages of their lives are increasingly choosing to go their own way to make an income. Along with analysts and specialists, we now have entrepreneurs and life coaches. Young professionals having trouble breaking into a...

Taft Student Awarded Principal of the Year

Sometimes we just have to share how great our students are – twice. You may remember a post about one of our current Doctor of Education (EdD) students, Peter Gillen, being on Wheel of Fortune recently. Now he’s been awarded the...

Annual Scholarship Winners Announced

One of Taft University’s key missions is to provide affordable graduate degrees for professionals who want to develop knowledge and skills within their career path. Following that mission, we offer the annual Dr. Roger J. Duthoy Scholarship Program for passionate educators...

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Talk to Your Teacher: They Really Are Here to Help

Taft University may be an online school, but that doesn’t mean you don’t have faculty there to help. Your teachers are always available to help you with your reading and/or assignments if there is something you don’t understand. But they can’t...