It always seems like people are celebrating some sort of wacky holiday these days. I’ve seen some pretty funny days like National Kale Day or Dance like a Chicken Day or even whole months dedicated to bizarre celebrations like National Canned Food Month. But, sprinkled in with all of these silly observances are some pretty important causes. This month happens to be National Principals Month.
High school years are such a difficult time as our teenagers grow up, trying to figure out who they are and what they want to be. Heaven knows, there’s plenty of temptation out there. Unfortunately, a fair number of kids fall prey to the temptations.
Thankfully, though, we’re a country that believes in a second chance. Schools are the best places to offer them, especially when there’s someone like Shane Thill as a model and a guiding hand. (more…)
We’ve all known it for a long time. But we’re reminded around this time of year that the very best educators get up every morning and head out, not to work, but to a cause.
Nothing else can explain some of the amazing things that some of these folks do day in and day out. These educators aren’t going to work just for a paycheck. They’re driven by their mission to do good in their communities. (more…)