The holiday season allows for teens to increase their Social Media connections with friends. Social Media networks like; Facebook, Twitter, Youtube and others allow for exchange of all types of social information.
The opportunity to become engaged in “Conversations” about homeless children has become an opportunity to be involved and make significant changes for improvement in the lives of children that society seems to have forgotten or unaware of the growing numbers of homeless children in classrooms. These silent and often times invisible children are important residents of Jacksonville are caught as collateral damage in the volatile economical situation we are experiencing nationwide.
The importance of professional development for educators is widely known in educational circles as critical to the success and mastery in the profession of education. The globalization of commerce, diversity of education, shifts in the manufacturing industry, the explosive integration of technology and subject area knowledge demands that teachers acquire new knowledge and skills.
"If we are to achieve a richer culture, rich in contrasting values, we must recognize the whole gamut of human potentialities, and so we weave a less arbitrary social fabric, one in which each diverse human gift will find a fitting place." Margaret Mead 1901-1978
Submitted by rdaigle on Friday, November 2nd, 2:14 pm
JACKSONVILLE, FLA. – Communities In Schools of Jacksonville CEO Jon Heymann is one of two individual winners in the United States to win the National Dropout Prevention Network (NDPN) Crystal Star Award of Excellence in Dropout Recovery, Intervention and Prevention. Heymann accepted the award at the 24th Annual National Dropout Prevention Network Conference luncheon on Oct. 16 in Orlando, Fla.