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In time of stress, the best thing we can do for each other is to listen with our ears and our hearts and to be assured that our questions are just as important as our answers.
—Fred Rogers

This column is dedicated to children of all ages and the peacemakers in […]

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If you’re always racing to the next moment,
what happens to the one you’re in?
                                                  —Anonymous

A collision of events and […]

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Give to every human being every right you claim for yourself.
Happiness is the only good. The time for happiness is now.
The place to be happy is here. The way to be happy is to make others so.

–Robert G. Ingersoll 

Perhaps like me, you are […]

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“Leadership is not about being in charge.
Leadership is about taking care of those in your charge.”

—Simon Sinek

A copy of Sinek’s quote regarding leadership appeared taped to my office door one morning and it was simply signed, “Thanks!” It was such a lovely surprise […]

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Each year, Dr. Ena Shelley travels to Washington, D.C. for AACTE’s Day on the Hill where she visits our state’s Senators and House Representatives to discuss education, education policy and the impact that those policies have on education in our state.

 

 

 

This year, Dr. Shelley, Shawn Sriver, and Ben Hunter, Butler University’s […]

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What are you noticing?

 

I recently watched an Oprah Winfrey interview with Daniel Goleman, PhD, author of the classic book Emotional Intelligence and his newest book, A Force for Good: The Dalai Lama’s Vision for Our World.

Isn’t it interesting how sometimes an interview, book, or […]

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Who Will Be Teaching Our Children?

Teaching has been front and center both in the media and on many legislative agendas this year. Concern has been raised about teacher shortages, a lack of interest by high school students in pursing teaching, and the future of the […]

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“When you come to the edge of all that you know,
you must believe one of two things:

There will be ground to stand. Or you will grow wings to fly.”

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Are you ready for a change?

As we welcome 2016, many of us make resolutions wanting to improve and change our lives. Change can be positive, but, sometimes, too many changes happening too fast based on too little information lead to chaos, frustration, and fatigue.

State Representative Terry Austin shared at […]

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The only way to abolish war is to make peace seem heroic.
—John Dewey

Recently, Butler University alumnus Rob Goodwin came to campus to speak to Dr. Arthur Hochman’s and Professor Cathy Hartman’s undergraduate first-year course in teacher education. Rob is a teacher in Ferguson, Missouri. […]

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