A Teacher’s Self-Care Guide

by Shannon Stone shannon.stone@jefferson.kyschools.us Passionate teachers pour themselves into their work, often at the cost of their own families. They give up Sunday night dinners in order to create engaging lesson plans. They are digging through Pinterest and engaging in Twitter Chats outside of the school day. They […]

How A Boy Named Nick Showed Me My “Why”

by Holly Walker Holly Walker is the AIC at Stuart Academy.  She has worked for 20 years within a school building and hasn’t regretted a single day.  Follow her on Twitter @HollyWalke1. As a senior in high school, I was paired with an ECE class. I had an […]

A CHARMing Experience

by Melinda Medley Melinda Medley is an ECE teacher at Bates Elementary. Anglette Braden at Bates Elementary counselor. Anglette Braden and I started the CHARM Club at Bates Elementary 6 weeks ago. CHARM stands for Classy, Happy, Amazing, Respectful and Motivational and is open to any fourth- or fifth-grade girl. The […]