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Micah Fikes

Micah Fikes
Micah is the Director of Curriculum & Technology. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in British Literature, from the University of North Texas and a Master of Arts in Teaching, from Louisiana College. In his previous career, Micah served for 14 years as a banker and bank manager. For the majority of this period, Micah managed the Downtown Fort Worth location of Frost Bank. In 2005, Micah finally surrendered to his true calling to be an educator. After a brief, but fulfilling term teaching high school English at Flower Mound High School in Lewisville ISD, Micah went to work for the family business, training teachers.
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Recent Posts

Texas Offers Partial Teacher Loan Forgiveness

Posted by Micah Fikes on August 14, 2018

The student loan debt crisis is a hot topic across America from living rooms, where parents and students look for ways to pay for college, to the halls of Congress, where legislators work to manage the federal student loan programs.

STEM Education Jobs in Texas

Posted by Micah Fikes on August 2, 2018

If you are old enough to remember drive-in movie theaters and full-service gas stations, where the attendant not only pumped your gas but checked your oil, then you might have been taught the basis of a good education were the "Three R's: Reading, wRiting and aRithmetic."

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How To Answer The Top 4 Toughest Interview Questions for Teachers

Posted by Micah Fikes on July 24, 2018

Some people approach job interviews like they would approach a large dog. They walk a mental line between fight or flight as they try to look strong, but secretly pray to see a metaphorical tail wag from the interviewer.  A fortunate split from the metaphor exists in that an interview is (hopefully) prepared for, while chance meetings with large animals are rarely expected.

What You Need To Know About Private School Teaching Jobs In Texas

Posted by Micah Fikes on July 17, 2018

The number of school-age children in Texas and the demand that puts on the state to train new teachers is tough to visualize. The latest figures from the Texas Education estimates that there are more than 5.3 million elementary and secondary age children in Texas. 

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