Salute To My Mommy…My First Teacher Mentor

I could not end the week without saluting my first teacher, my first teacher mentor, my biggest supporter, my mother.  Her journey as an educator began a year before I was born…so that’s 34 years in the game.  For her entire career she has worked as a special education teacher, displaying a passion that is […]

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Mendy is “ART-landish” and I Salute Her for It!

I must admit I have a creative mind in the sense that I can envision creative programs, or conjure up some pretty grand ideas, but trust me, I know where the buck stops and so admire individuals who are creative in the ARTSY sense.  These are the individuals who can take my broad ideas and […]

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More than Proud To Honor Chrissie Hutton

This post is just as special as all the others, but I must admit being able to recognize Chrissie Hutton offers a “proud mama” type feeling with a disclaimer that Chrissie is actually the oldest of the two of us. Yet, I had the opportunity to watch Chrissie transition into a formidable educator only after […]

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Wykesha Salutes: Tech Specialist Corlette Hill

The saying, “birds of a feather flock together”, may really hold true for myself and those within my immediate circle of influence.  I am surrounded by teachers, educational specialists and administrators who are truly passionate about their careers.  Just the other day, Zaire and I was celebrating his little buddy’s birthday and I noticed that […]

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Wykesha Salutes: Excellent Educator Melody

I actually attended the University of Houston with Melody, but through the greatness of social media I’ve become quite impressed with her wit, comedic abilities and her willingness to speak candidly about her role as a 21st Century Educator. She usually offers humorous relief to those of us who follow her–both about her students and […]

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Wykesha Kicks Off Teacher Appreciation Week

Teacher Appreciation marks an amazing time of the school year to show but a small well deserved opportunity for us as a nation to recognize the very individuals who dedicate so much of themselves to cultivating our most valuable assets. I will not go into the spill of how overworked and UNDERpaid teachers are—we all […]

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