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Pivoting for COVID-19

Pivoting for COVID-19

In my 30-year career, I have never been prouder of public school educators as I am right now. My “family” here on the TASA staff is included in that assessment. Schools across our state and nation have completely redesigned learning systems from in-person to at-home,...
Finding Meaning in a Time of Crisis

Finding Meaning in a Time of Crisis

“Dad?” From the tone of the voice on the other end of the phone, I knew it was time. My youngest daughter, Molly, is an independent, resilient honor student at the University of Colorado. Her classes had already gone virtual, but she had decided to stick it out in her...
Finding Meaning in a Time of Crisis

The Importance of Mentoring

As an undergraduate student at UT, I held a variety of jobs, including one at a convenience store. The owner, a very successful businessman who spoke few words, gave me sage advice. “Kevin,” he said, “as you go into your profession, you need to find mentors who will...