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As we celebrate the second day of Teacher Appreciation I would like to take a minute to highlight the teachers in the twelve schools I support. We've been through so much here in Lake Charles, but our teacher's hard work,... Continue Reading →

This past year has thrown both educators and students for a loop. The COVID-19 pandemic shuttered schools all over the world. While some have slowly reopened, others have remained closed, choosing to prioritize online learning for the school year's duration.... Continue Reading →

Being an educator is one of the most noble occupations around. The job is not only an important one but a difficult one. Thus, in order to be successful at it, you have to dedicate your life to it.  Dr.... Continue Reading →

Read Across America Day was launched in 1998 by the National Education Association (NEA). It is a day to encourage children and teenagers to read and falls annually on March 2, which is also Dr. Seuss's birthday. Last week a principal asked me to come... Continue Reading →

by Marcus Jackson, Ed.D. I did some reflecting this weekend and asked my daughter this question as it relates to various topics. Before I allowed her to answer, I shared a story with her. The summer heading into my junior... Continue Reading →

In my school district, engagement with boys is at an all-time high. In my position, I support 12 schools. Ten elementary schools and two middle. I have the opportunity to visit each school and observe at least four classes a... Continue Reading →

Last weekend I took a mini-vacation and it ended up not only being a vacation but an interesting experience. While hanging out after dinner with my cousin in the foyers social area we began to dance as we had music... Continue Reading →

A few weeks ago, I interacted with a second-grade student who reminded me why you should never give up on a child. While conducting an observation, I felt this student looked at me the entire observation, and she kept waving.... Continue Reading →

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