Mae Marie Blackmore remembered for dedication to early childhood education, improving community through volunteerism

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“Professionally, I don’t think very many people in North Dakota know the role she played in North Dakota and nationwide in early childhood education, that she was a leader, the pioneer in early childhood education on college campuses and really setting the accreditation standards,” said Bruce Gjovig, a longtime friend. “She was of national standing … Read more

Pequot Lakes Community Education offers upcoming classes

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An “Online Travel Tour Around Beautiful Prague” starts Sunday, June 20, and is a weeklong virtual tour of Prague. The tour guides are Prague residents who will give people an experience like no other. Participants will explore neighborhoods, learn about local culture, traditions, history, food and drink, architecture styles, crafts, music and more. There will … Read more

Adult education ESL students practice skill in the community

Bryan Shirk, ESL teacher with Adult Education program with some students at Adventure Zone.

English as a Second Language students from the Branch County Adult Education Program took a break from the classroom recently, venturing into the community to get life practice with their new English-speaking skills. With their teacher Bryan Shirk, some of them recently had dinner at Broadway Grille where they practiced placing food orders and bill paying. The … Read more

Teachable moment: Hancock Schools Industrial Education classes serve as community resource and in-school small business | News, Sports, Jobs

Teachable moment: Hancock Schools Industrial Education classes serve as community resource and in-school small business | News, Sports, Jobs

Chris Jaehnig / Daily Mining Gazette A 46 inch steel-cut Upper Peninsula produced at Hancock High School by Gary Mishica’s Industrial Education class. HANCOCK — At Hancock High School, the industrial education classes taught by Gary Mishica do more than teach shop skills to the students that enroll; the classes and students contribute to their … Read more

Faith fashion: P.E.I. clothing brand aims to benefit community and spread positive message

Customers browse the wares at the Truly Motivated streetwear pop-up at Courtside Sneakers. - Logan MacLean • The Guardian

Jean-Grace Kifwabala believes he has found a way to use his talents and truth to help others. He got the idea to start a clothing line in the early days of the pandemic. But not a typical profit-focused brand. He wanted Truly Motivated to make a difference for other people too. Kifwabala was born in … Read more

Community Education Corner: Set the example early to focus on education

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In early childhood, you may lay the foundation of poverty or riches, industry or idleness, good or evil by the habits to which you train your children. Teach them right habits then, and their future life is safe. — Unknown As a parent, making the decision whether to send your child to a pre-K program … Read more

WNCC’s president named finalist for community college presidency | Education

WNCC’s president named finalist for community college presidency

Carmen Simone addresses faculty, staff, students and community comments during a public forum at Western Nebraska Community College in 2019. She has been named a finalist for a presidency position in Oregon, less than two years after Simone was named the next president of Western Nebraska Community College.  Lauren Brant/Star-Herald file photo By LAUREN BRANT … Read more

Children learn about plants and more at PSRC’s Migrant Education Community Teaching Garden

Children observe and grow a variety a plants at the Migrant Education Community Teaching Garden, located at the Public Schools of Robeson County Central Office. The garden, which is part the Migrant Education Program, is geared toward teaching students the origins of their food and about living a more nutritious lifestyle. Tomeka Sinclair | The … Read more

Community Health Network to require COVID-19 vaccinations fo rstaff

Community Health Network to require COVID-19 vaccinations fo rstaff

Community Health Network is the latest hospital system to announce that it will require all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. On Thursday, the health system said that all employees will be required to be fully vaccinated by Sept. 15. The requirement applies to vendors, contractors and volunteers who work at Community locations, hospital officials … Read more

Community Education Corner: Teach a class for the community

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Do you have a hobby that you enjoy? Would you like to share it with your community? If so, consider teaching a Cloquet Community Education class! We are always looking for those willing to share their knowledge and interests. In addition to sharing your passion, teaching Community Education classes helps to develop presentation skills. Being … Read more

Mid-Maine Regional Adult Community Education students receive diplomas, certificates

Mid-Maine Regional Adult Community Education students receive diplomas, certificates

Students from Mid-Maine Regional Adult Community Education march during their graduation ceremony Wednesday at Waterville Senior High School. Amy Calder/Morning Sentinel WATERVILLE — They marched to the outdoor pavilion at Waterville Senior High School, donning cap and gown like typical high school graduates, except these men and women aren’t typical. Many juggled full-time jobs, cared … Read more

Local zoo works to provide fun and education to community

Although a little shy, this little girl gently pet the bristly defenses of a rather cantankerous hedgehog named Amy. (Photo by Ashley McCarty) By Ashley McCarty People’s Defender Family Traditions Animal Adventure has enamored the community as they sought to enrich both children and adults over the past two weeks. Last week on Monday, Family … Read more

Health Secretary Humza Yousaf launches at-home coronavirus test kits in community pharmacies

Health Secretary Humza Yousaf says at-home coronavirus tests have a “vital role to play”, as he launches a scheme to provide test kits in community pharmacies. Mr Yousaf was at McPherson’s Pharmacy in Broughty Ferry to launch the scheme, which means people can pick up asymptomatic coronavirus test kits from their local pharmacy instead of … Read more

Doctoral Student Serves Camden Community, Addressing Childhood Health and Education Inequities : Rutgers-Camden Campus News

Doctoral Student Serves Camden Community, Addressing Childhood Health and Education Inequities : Rutgers-Camden Campus News

By Tom McLaughlin For four years, Mary Mitsdarffer worked as a community health practitioner in Camden for The Food Trust, a national nonprofit specializing in food access, nutrition education, and youth leadership development. As a health practitioner, Mitsdarffer grew tired of intervention strategies in public health for children that are often devised through the lenses … Read more

Garza-Noriega receives award for perseverance, community contributions

Jesus Garza-Noriega

A School of Education student, Jesus Garza-Noriega, is being recognized with an Outstanding Undergraduate Returning Adult Student Award from UW–Madison for his exceptional efforts and exemplary service. Garza-Noriega Garza-Noriega, 27, will graduate in December with a bachelor’s degree in rehabilitation psychology and special education. He pursued the degree to “support his family and honor his … Read more

Matt Walsh says AOC rejecting money for abuela is ‘scandalous’: ‘They could’ve helped the whole community’

Matt Walsh says AOC rejecting money for abuela is 'scandalous': 'They could've helped the whole community'

Conservative commentator Matt Walsh appeared on “Tucker Carlson Tonight” to speak about his “philanthropy” after he led a campaign that raised over $100,000 for Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s, D-N.Y., grandmother, which was ultimately rejected by her family according to GoFundMe.  “She’s a wealthy, single woman who has two apartments and a Tesla she just recently bought … Read more

SFI Community Grants Support Collaboration on Education,

WASHINGTON and OTTAWA, June 03, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) announced 13 SFI Community Grants today featuring collaboration between 63 partner organizations. SFI Community Grants make a meaningful impact in the communities that live and work near forests. This year’s grants support SFI’s mission of advancing sustainability through forest-focused collaboration by addressing relevant … Read more

Worldwide Brain Tumor Community Comes Together in EBCI’s Virtual Patient Education Meeting & Event

The educational meeting started with three 2021 National HOPE Award Finalists stories of courage and inspiration presented by EBCI Executive Director, Susan Kellner. This was followed by presentation of the National HOPE Award by Mike Ambrogi, Senior Technology Fellow, Novocure and Dellann Elliott Mydland, EBCI President & Chair to H. Bruce Rinker, an ecologist, educator, … Read more

An outdoor hot spot: Summit County community tries to promote education, increase access as trail use soars

An outdoor hot spot: Summit County community tries to promote education, increase access as trail use soars

Hikers look at surrounding mountain peaks while hiking in the Mineral Hill area near Breckenridge.Photo by Liam Doran / Breckenridge Tourism Office There are multiple metrics that show Summit County has become an increasingly sought-after place during the pandemic. There’s the skyrocketing demand for local homes. There’s the tourism numbers reflected in cellphone and sales … Read more

40 brands giving back to the LGBTQ community

These popular brands are making a difference for Pride Month 2021—see how here.

Last year, COVID-19 put a big damper on Pride Month festivities, but this season, there’s cause to celebrate in more ways than one and many major retailers are getting in on the action.  While it’s customary for Pride-themed merchandise to spike during the month of June—a practice that’s often criticized and compared to pinkwashing—there’s still tremendous value … Read more