Happy Thanksgiving!

Do we need a holiday to be thankful? Probably not. However, this year has been tough for so many people, and circumstances have been tremendously difficult. Even so, we all have much to be thankful for as individuals, as a state, and as a nation. Celebrating Thanksgiving is one manner of telling the world that … Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving!

Mental Illness Eludes Most Families

Each one of us here today will at one time in our lives look upon a loved one who is in need and ask the same question: We are willing to help, Lord, but what, if anything, is needed? For it is true we can seldom help those closest to us. Either we don’t know … Continue reading Mental Illness Eludes Most Families

Keeping Student Discipline on the Legislative Agenda

We need more community support and cohesive education policies statewide that enables educators, schools and districts to address critical issues such as student discipline.

Merry Christmas, ProEd Leaders

A note from Executive Director JC Bowman to the ProEd Local Leaders team that we wanted to share. I want to wish each of you a Merry Christmas. So, it is important to me that I share a story from my Christian faith. If people know anything about Jesus, it is that he was a … Continue reading Merry Christmas, ProEd Leaders

Nobody Wins When We Fight

Children hate when their parents fight like children, unable to control their emotions. Teachers can tell when students are upset and bring their home life into the classroom. It is a sad and often unspoken truth that educators confront on a daily basis: nobody wins when parents fight. The same is true about organizations, political … Continue reading Nobody Wins When We Fight