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 […]

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 […]

H.O.P.E. (Having Only Positive Expectations)

by Damon Cobble Damon Cobble is a mental health counselor at the Minor Daniels Academy. You can follow him on Twitter at @DCBLESSED2 On March 22nd, I coordinated a special event, H.O.P.E. (Having Only Positive Expectations) at Minor Daniels Academy (MDA). The focus of this event was to […]