Professional Student Advocates (PSAs) understand that to impact the lives of the students they serve, they must go above and beyond. They are tutors and mentors, but more than that, invaluable resources for students seeking academic support, guidance, and personal development. PSAs go above and beyond their job responsibilities to ensure students have the necessary …
At Concentric, our core values — authenticity, commitment, tenacity, transparency, and professionalism — anchor everything we do. These five cornerstones are essential to our identity, culture, and mission.
For International Women’s Day, Concentric proudly celebrates and uplifts our female leaders, educators, and mentors.
Oftentimes we leave the word “love” out of professional settings. What we don’t understand is love is at the core of all organizations, especially service-oriented organizations. Those of us with a deep sense of personal leadership, are driven by passion and purpose, which are rooted in love of not only what we do but a love of people.
I was watching episode 6 of the Wire where Michael B Jordan’s character, Wallace, was living in an abandoned home with about 5 other school-aged children. These children were elementary school-aged and reporting to school regularly, while Wallace sold drugs. This obviously was a troubling sight. To make it worse, I was sick with Covid while watching this. So, while I was already feeling like crap, this made me feel worse. Why?
March 13, 2020 is a date indelibly imprinted on the minds of educators across the country. Most were hearing and reading news stories about the increased transmission of the COVID-19 virus. Administrators were receiving by-the-minute reports regarding pending school closures and knew, firsthand, the immediate impact it would have on students.
In honor of National Reading Month, I’m highlighting my top 10 must-read books for educators everywhere. As educators, it’s so important to stay sharp and continually challenge ourselves with new books and methods not just for personal development but also for professional development. Did I mention, studies have shown that reading can alleviate stress?
Melanie Keaton, 9, used to spend hours playing with her grandfather. Having tea time together from her miniature toy set. Taking trips to the zoo. Zig-zagging their characters across the board of Candy Land.
In 1988, The Fresh Prince, now famously known as Will Smith, penned a song with his D.J., Jazzy Jeff, Parent’s Just Don’t Understand.
The U.S. now has the highest total of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the world. Needless to say, the COVID-19 pandemic has fundamentally affected and changed Americans’ daily lives. The pandemic has certainly disrupted the education system with many schools announcing building closures and halting in-person instruction for the remainder of the 2019/2020 school year. Research …