Virginia Beach teacher Maia Chaka now an NFL referee

Maia Chaka is ready to make the calls on crucial plays during National Football League games.

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — On Friday, Maia Chaka’s life changed forever while making history, breaking barriers by expanding gender and racial equality. 

Chaka is a physical education teacher at the Renaissance Academy in Virginia Beach and now she’s America’s game-changer.

“It’s wonderful to have this opportunity to work for about the highest level,” said Chaka. 

She is the first African-American woman hired to officiate in the National Football League. The NFL made the announcement Friday morning.

“You have to go after your dreams and you have to follow them… and if you have a passion for something and you want to follow it, just make sure you’re not compromising your morals and your values. Do you want to get success? Do you want to make sure you’re getting it the right way?” said Chaka. 

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Fear of mass teacher retirements due to COVID-19 may have been overblown

Jan Robertson has taught “pretty much everything” over the past 40 years: outdoor education, science, and teacher coaching.

But the coronavirus pandemic has meant Robertson, like colleagues across the country, has had to weigh whether to prioritize her health or the job of her dreams. After being told she would probably be teaching in a classroom in the fall, she made the “heart-wrenching” decision to leave her job as a science instructional coach at a Northern California school district. 

At 64, she “did not want to return to a classroom where I am old enough that I’m in that list of (high-risk factors),” she said.

Robertson isn’t alone in feeling boxed into a decision – one-third of teachers told Education Week in July they were somewhat or very likely to leave their job this year, compared with just 8% who leave the profession in a typical year. 

But while

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