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!
February is here already and it's time to Celebrate the history of the achievers and pioneers that have/are making our American story great. If we don't tell Our "stories" then who will? Me On the Page will highlight one Very Import African American Person every Friday this month. First up is the Beautiful Ms. Michelle… Continue reading We Are The Ones
It's coming!! Me On the Page is a proud supporter and Sponsor of Multicultural Children's Book Day (MCBD). On the very last Friday in January schools, families, children, libraries, and communities read and celebrate multicultural books written by diverse authors. Pics from an Elementary Schoolwide MCBD Celebration 2019 The mission of MCBD is simple: Our… Continue reading Multicultural Children’s Book Day 2020
Photo by Designecologist on Pexels.com Happy New Year and welcome to a new decade! On this eve of the year 2020, Me On the Page is taking one look back before we take the big leap forward. Reflectively, we want to acknowledge many in our tribe who have aided our success in 2019. Here's a… Continue reading Welcoming 2020