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Posted byon August 14, 2012 at 3:24 PM EDT
The interactive web site for the PBS series “Design Squad Nation” took home an Emmy in June for “outstanding new approaches” in children’s daytime television. An extension into broadband media by the producers of the WGBH TV show, the website serves as a destination for creative ‘tweens and teens that encourages youth to “dream big,” be creative, solve problems and make things that help people.
Posted byon August 9, 2012 at 11:19 AM EDT
As a parent, educator and PTA advocate, Ana Chapman is committed to enriching children’s lives. She is currently serving as Ohio PTA Director of Communications, as well as President of Grindstone Elementary PTA in Berea, Ohio.
Posted byon August 9, 2012 at 11:09 AM EDT
Within her community, Melissa Kicklighter is member of several coalitions, task forces and committees that focus on strengthening health, education and welfare services for children and schools.
Posted byon August 9, 2012 at 11:08 AM EDT
As a 30 year child welfare and foster parent advocate, Sam Macer works in partnership and collaboration with state and local agencies to helps raise awareness of the value of PTA in the state effort to provide the best possible educational outcomes for all of Maryland’s children.
Posted byon August 9, 2012 at 11:01 AM EDT
Calvin Endo works with all the principals on the Westside of Oahu and the Wai’anae Leeward Community College, Hawaii State PTSA Board Member and recently is involved with Hui for Excellence in Education (HE’E) - a statewide coalition of diverse stakeholders committed to working collaboratively to identify opportunities to improve public education in Hawaii.
Posted byon August 9, 2012 at 11:00 AM EDT
Sharon Whitworth has been a PTA advocate for all children for over 36 years and is currently serving as project lead of a National PTA grant to educate parents and the community about the common core standards. Through her leadership, her team has educated over 9,000 parents and community members since October, 2011.
Posted byon August 9, 2012 at 10:51 AM EDT
Under Carlina Brown's leadership, Rainier Beach High School's PTA program has made many efforts to improve the quality of the curriculum.
Posted byon August 9, 2012 at 10:49 AM EDT
Deirdre Pierce helped advocate for the total renovation of her neighborhood high school, including a new Career and Technology wing and an auditorium. The success of her efforts resulted in the local school board allocating funds for all high schools to have the same.
Posted byon August 9, 2012 at 10:25 AM EDT
While serving on the Bunker Hill Elementary School PTA, Janelle Sperry secured grants for paving a track and basketball court, library grant which included new computer equipment, books and resource materials, and an Outdoor Science and Nature Center.
Posted byon August 9, 2012 at 10:15 AM EDT
As the proud mother of three, Emily Sack has always placed importance on being active her children’s school. Volunteering at the school and in classrooms give her an opportunity to interact with other parents, the faculty, school administrators and, most important, the children.