Your Career Path Wasn’t Mapped Out Ahead of Time. Our Kids’ Won’t Be Either. But We CAN Prepare Them. Imagine being handed a plan, a prescription of steps to take if you will, at the age of 16 or 17 that will get you to age 30, or 45, or 65. It’s laughable, and kind of depressing to…

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Amy Carrier will be delivering the mid-day keynote address at the 2014 INSPIRE conference in Norwood, MA on October 23, 2014. She will speak on developing high-value partnerships that teach students real-world skills and prepare them for success in life after graduation. As part of her talk, Amy will engage two leaders from education and business on…

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Which kids are at risk? All of them. The list of challenges, pressures, tests, emotional triggers, societal dictates and stressors is longer than ever. Every child is susceptible. Every kid is in need of support. Every child goes through a period when they rebel against their parents; this is a part of exploring self, freedom and…

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Okay, so you get the concept of differentiation and its role in helping students think about where they belong in society. (Haven’t read Part 1 of this series? Click here.) Your dreams are different from mine, so our kids’ dreams differ from each other child’s as well. Where, then, do we start differentiating for real life? Answer:…

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I am very pleased to announce the news that this summer, Empowerment Through Education became a Coalition Partner with Opportunity Nation. You can view our partner “snapshot” listed here on the list of Coalition Partners.  The mission of the organization is as follows: Opportunity Nation is a bipartisan, cross-sector national campaign made up of more than…

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