Bridging The Greatest Opportunity Divide The heart of Amy Carrier’s model and mission. This work is copyrighted 2012-2016 © Perhaps the greatest opportunity divide that exists for all American K-12 public school students is the unsupported transition between high school and adulthood. Students are ill-prepared and sent into the world without adequate knowledge, skills, and…

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  The entire community is responsible for a child’s well-being. Everything is about relationships. Our interpersonal relationships with children are those that most people are aware of. However, as adults, there is a communal relationship we have to children that most people are unaware of – and in many ways, it is one that is just as…

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Here’s the reality: Most school-business partnerships fail. Why? They need a third-party in the early stages to establish a mutually beneficial, reciprocal partnership agreement and ensure that all the sticky questions are asked and answered, but almost none have such a person looking out for both sides. Unfortunately, (and not dissimilar from other types of…

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Dear Awesome Grown-up, Do you know how important you are?   You are important for many reasons. You do important work, you make a difference in the lives of those you love, and you’re so darned witty – and generally more so on Friday nights for some reason. You’re important to your team at work. You’re…

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Exclusive teen coaching by a former teacher, accomplished social innovator & leader in rethinking education Teens (and their parents) face multiple challenges during their school career: College application process Executive functioning skills Academics Study habits Self-awareness and confidence in skills & gifts Telling their story on applications Life skills College & career planning Career & job…

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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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“What are some real/practical solutions to the Ferguson issue and the Fergusons across the nation?” That’s a huge question. My friend posed it on Facebook and said she is collecting answers. I have one average to huge sized answer. It does not address all of the facets of the issue, the history and the complex…

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