He walked away from his high-profile, high-paying job as CEO of H&R Block to teach at an inner-city school and discovered a formula for better students.
Ultramarathoner Runs 1,200 km in 20 Days
What would possess someone to run 1,200 km in 20 days across one of the driest, most brutal deserts on the Earth? For Ray Zahab, he runs to teach students everywhere that they can do anything they set their mind to.
Hundreds of Strategies to Motivate Students
by Dwight Bain
Here’s a comprehensive list to use to help your student find what is interesting or important to them. Review the categories with your son or daughter to find a logical place to begin getting motivated again.
What is Interesting or Important to Motivate your Student?
Academic Achievement Award, Accelerated Reader, Essay Award, French Honor Society, Geography Bee,...
"Back to School? Make it Cool: Tips for Teens on Making This Their Best Year Ever"
To quote from the classic Christmas Carol, “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year”…only, it’s not. Not for many teens. For many, the beginning of each school year is a time of anxiety, stress, and fear. There are many potential obstacles that teenagers face as they enter the halls of learning. Will they be socially accepted? Will they make the team? Will I sit alone at...
Joe R. Lee and the Gospel of Good
With the daily news filled with stories of unethical businessmen and out-of-control corporate greed, we're happy to shine the light on a Fortune 500 company and a retired CEO who are proving that giving back is the best way to move forward.
What if your life experiences could better the life of a child? In 20 cities across the country, more than 2,000 mentors are doing exactly that.
By day, he's the president of the nation's top community college. In his spare time, he's a poet/singer/songwriter. Find out the unique ways Dr. Sandy Shugart blends his passions and why he thinks we look at leadership from the wrong vantage point.
At CollegeAmerica, we are dedicated to helping our students graduate and get a much better job sooner. We focus on educating people for careers. Our goal is for our students to achieve success in career-oriented programs that will culminate in satisfactor