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White House Champion of Change

What it Means to be a Champion of Change for Military Families

Mike Landers | Posted 08.07.2013 | Impact
Mike Landers

My advice to potential volunteers is to find a passion that connects with your experience or skill set. Even if you are not skilled, take on the challenge to train yourself.

'Jersey Smart'

Michael Brune | Posted 06.11.2013 | Green
Michael Brune

Today, Greg Auriemma, a cofounder and the chair of the New Jersey Chapter's Ocean County Group, was honored by the White House as a "Champion of Change" for his work as a community climate resilience leader.

Bright Futures for All Children

Deirdre Pierce | Posted 10.15.2012 | Education
Deirdre Pierce

I was in the classes where students took pride in declaring all out war on subs, yet I stayed and worked past all of their efforts to get me to quit and always delivered my famous line "don't let this white hair fool you!"

Collaboration, Communication, Accountability, and Equity: The Key to Parental Engagement

Anne Stafford | Posted 10.13.2012 | Education
Anne Stafford

The most commonly used word in education when it comes to parental involvement is partnership. Often the education world tries to reach out to parents to develop a "partnership" that falls short of its definition.