Financial Literacy For Children By Janice Parker, JP Credit Coach

If you have children of your own or whom you love, you should care about their financial well-being.  The Illinois State Treasurer is calling on Congress to pass legislation that would prepare students for financial success in adulthood.  The Youth Financial Learning Act would create a grant to support school-based financial literacy programs focused on … Continue reading Financial Literacy For Children By Janice Parker, JP Credit Coach

Pandemic: Focus on Social and Emotional Health By Dr. Latasha Schraeder

This school year has been like no other. Adherence to social distancing guidelines has led to many children spending limited or no time at school. This reduced time spent at school has limited students’ opportunities to socialize with peers. Academics is what comes to mind most often when one thinks of school. However, students’ social … Continue reading Pandemic: Focus on Social and Emotional Health By Dr. Latasha Schraeder

America By Lorraine B. Carter

America belongs to every citizen. That is right, all 3.8 million square miles belong to a populace of 332,278,200, commonly known as the United States, America, or The State's.  A Country primarily located in North America, consisting of Fifty States, a Federal District with five major self-governing Territories, 326 Indian Reservations, and some minor possessions. … Continue reading America By Lorraine B. Carter

Middle school SkillsUSA students prepare for Statewide (virtual) competitions

Since 1965, SkillsUSA has been an integral part of career and technical education with an unwavering commitment to improving the quality of our nation’s skilled workforce. The mission is to prepare students for career success. We know it is critical that students understand their value and purpose while being connected to the in-demand careers that … Continue reading Middle school SkillsUSA students prepare for Statewide (virtual) competitions

Tasty Garden Goodness-Planning a Journey for Health-Supercharging with Salads By Candy Webb

If you are reading this, then you are blessed to have lived to see the spring of ’21. The light at the end of the proverbial tunnel is on the horizon, and beautiful days are ahead! It’s the growing season too, the best time to try new assortments of fruits and vegetables since they are … Continue reading Tasty Garden Goodness-Planning a Journey for Health-Supercharging with Salads By Candy Webb