Greetings Friends! It's been awhile since I gave an update. It feels as if my writing work was under a necessary pause button..... frozen.... since the COVID-19 pandemic began. Like most, my energies and thoughts scaled down considerably to focus on what was essential for survival. So far, 2020 has been a wild ride, full… Continue reading Restoring and Relaunching
Waymakers, change agents, history shakers.....are all around us. Take notice of those who stand in their arenas and dare to make a difference, they are pioneers in forgaging paths for our children. Me On the Page is delighted to share another Very Important and Influential African American Educator, Dr. Lamont Ali Francies. Dr. Francies with… Continue reading The Time is Always Right
As we come to the close of our National Hispanic Heritage month, there's one more admired Shero I'd like to honor: Zelma Urzua!! She's a first grade teacher and Kindergarten Intervention Teacher in the city of Antioch. This is Zelma Being Zany!! This is Zelma's 7th year teaching in the classroom. She was an exceptional… Continue reading Hispanic Heritage Month Finale
Artwork from Noni Olabasi As we come to a close of 2020's Black History Month, I am reminded of many things and the picture above reflects some of them. The students facing the rising sun reminds me that the future is bright and full of hope. The broken chains reflect the breaking free of some… Continue reading Facing the Rising Sun
Me On the Page continues our celebration of Black History Month by highlighting another outstanding and up standing African American educator. This week we honor Dr. Lawrence Rasheed! Always preapred to Represent! Dr. Lawrence A. Rasheed is a native San Diegan. He is a lifelong learner who has been in education for over 20 years.… Continue reading Breaking Barriers
Wow, Wow, Wow!! This years Multicultural Children's Book Day was over the top! I have the pleasure of working for two elementary schools who willingly jumped in to celebrate children and authors of diverse cultures. Here are a few pictures from our day and week. A few fabulous Lonetree Elementary Teachers and one who is… Continue reading What A Day!