Better than a thousand days of diligent study is one day with a great teacher.
Tanille Yow Ulm has been in the education field for over 18 years and has taught every grade from pre-k to college level . Having graduated Magna Cum Laude at Eastern Illinois University with a masters in Educational Administration, her first teaching position was teaching Math Enrichment and art to a total of 800 students first at Washington Grade School, then Lincoln Grade School in Robinson Illinois for 2 years, focusing on K through 5th grades.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
Rick Balentine is a versatile self-taught multi-instrumentalist/composer. By the age of 7, Rick soon enrolled into the prestigious Yamaha School of Music where he graduated with honors. His love of guitar extended to a passion for all musical instruments and Rick soon became an accomplished pianist, keyboardist and electric/acoustic bassist (Rick’s instrument of choice).
Benedict Coulter is an award-winning advertising executive who co-founded Hollywood's biggest and most respected creative agency, Trailer Park. His unique and trailblazing marketing and branding strategies have been integral to the phenomenal success of many of the biggest motion pictures. Benedict also has close ties to some of the most famous musicians in history.
Every child deserves a champion – an adult who will never give up on them, who understands the power of connection and insists that they become the best that they can possibly be.
Before any great things are accomplished, a memorable change must be made in the system of education…to raise the lower ranks of society nearer to the higher.
KENNY LONE EAGLE
Kenny Lone Eagle has had a lifetime of service. As the former State Commissioner for Indiana, he was involved in many initiatives including a Senate bill regarding educational opportunities for diversity in the classrooms, allowing a broader choice for race studies. As an Osage bloodline Native American, Kenny has been on the forefront for Native American education serving under then Governor Mike Pence.
Mark Rickerby is the co-creator and head writer of an upcoming western TV series titled Big Sky. His nonfiction stories have been published in twenty Chicken Soup for the Soul books. He was a featured author (6 of 50) in the book Life Freshly Squeezed – Conquering Life’s Challenges. He co-authored his father's memoir, The Other Belfast – An Irish Youth, about growing up in Northern Ireland between 1933 and 1957.
If you are planning for a year, sow rice; if you are planning for a decade, plant trees; if you are planning for a lifetime, educate people.
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"Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results."