Teaching Tolerance

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On July 26, 1990, George Bush signed the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) into law. This act is the first civil rights act passed that specifically addresses the needs of those with disabilities and prohibits discrimination against disabled people in employment, public services, public accommodations, and telecommunications. Several years later, in 1975, Gerald Ford signed … read more »


Greatness in Giving

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Have you heard of Linda Eaton-Hall Fulcher? In all honesty, I hadn’t until recently. So, let me tell you some more. In my humble opinion, her mission is pretty remarkable and rather important, especially when considering the potential impact in our schools. Established by Fulcher, July 15th is declared National Give Something Away Day. As … read more »


Staff Wellbeing: What’s Your Plan?

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Did you know that June is Employee Wellbeing Month? Neither did I quite frankly! 😊 There is even an official hashtag— so give #mywellbeingmonth a follow and see what’s going on out there!  Now that we all know about this, let’s talk a bit more about it and how we can work to integrate this … read more »


Teen Talk: Promoting Healthy Self-Esteem in School

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May 1st marks the start of National Teen Self-Esteem Month. Adolescent mental health and the social-emotional well-being of our students is something educators face daily. More frequently (thank goodness!), this topic is being brought to the forefront of many school districts. In my near 15 years in the public school system, I witnessed a transition … read more »