In his December 3 Q&A with Brian Rinker, Michael Funk discusses California’s historic investment in afterschool and summer programs. Amidst the excitement of what this means for young people, I was drawn to Michael’s powerful closing statement. It’s the first time I’ve seen or heard anyone talk about infusing community educators into the teacher preparation pipeline intentionally as a way to refocus the entire education system. This is an idea worth elevating. Read more in Youth Today…
Youth Today Column: Bringing community educators into classrooms
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I retired as CEO of the organization I started and love to refire my engines as a thought leader of the field I helped create. I am pleased to have recently become a proud investor and partner in KP Catalysts, helping friend and colleague Katherine Plog Martinez strengthen and expand her nimble, field-capacity building business.
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