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Trump to Nominate Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education

admin | Tuesday, November 29, 2016

President-elect Donald Trump last week announced his intent to nominate Betsy DeVos as Secretary of the United States Department of Education. Ms. DeVos is chairman of the American Federation for Children and the Windquest Group. She has also served on national and local charitable and civic boards, including the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, […] Read More

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Leadership Training in Middle School

admin | Tuesday, November 29, 2016

For many, being a leader comes naturally. They are born with leadership traits that are an intrinsic part of who they are as a person. But for most of us, it’s not so easy. We have to practice being leaders. Confidence, social boldness, decisiveness are characteristics that are difficult to conquer. We have to constantly […] Read More

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Originally posted on educatedrooster.com. We encourage you to share these tips with your colleagues and students. Saying “I Can” Gives You the Power of Choice When you are trying to reach your goals, the words “I can’t” can really get in the way. Choosing to overcome the negative statement “I can’t” and replace it with […] Read More

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Middle School Girls Experiment with STEM Fields

admin | Friday, November 18, 2016

Research on the outcomes of Career & College Clubs students found they are more likely to aspire to careers in science and technology.   This is an especially important outcome for young women, because –     According to national studies, girls take more math and science courses than boys, but by middle school, their […] Read More

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Career Readiness: Practicing Conflict Resolution

admin | Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Having students align their interest to possible career pathways is a great start to career readiness, but so much more is needed. It’s also about having students learn the skills that employers are looking for in potential employees. And they can’t just learn them, but they need to practice them. One of the soft skills […] Read More

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Helping Students Learn to Express Gratitude

admin | Monday, November 14, 2016

It’s National Gratitude Month, but what is gratitude? For starters, it’s more than saying “thank you.” Some say it’s a state of being, like the ability to see the silver lining in any situation. Research has shown that your perspective, reactions, and responses are better served when filtered through a lens of gratitude. When what […] Read More

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Potential Funding for Career & College Clubs

admin | Monday, November 7, 2016

The California Department of Education is inviting applications for the 21st Century Community Learning Centers grant program. Awards likely to range from $50,000 to $150,000 (based on $7.50 per student per day). Applications are due December 21, 2016. The 21st Century Community Learning Centers grant provides funding for programs to focus on academic achievement, enrichment, […] Read More

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CCC Alumni Conquering High School!

admin | Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Career & College Clubs alumni from Ellen Ochoa Learning Academy in Los Angeles recently came together for a mini-reunion. The students, who finished middle school in 2013 and 2016, are now attending myriad high schools; the reunion was the first time many of them had seen each other in years. They all talked about how […] Read More