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Latest Articles

Learning With Your Family: Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

By Megan McQueen I spent many hours of my childhood learning about Filipino and Vietnamese cultures. I am white, but I grew up with close Asian friends. Most of these friends were first-generation Americans, so their family’s native cultural ways…

How to Build Relationships with School

By Megan McQueen As an educator and a parent, I see the value from both perspectives in building relationships between families and school. Families know their children best and have valuable insights into their children’s needs. Educators’ experience working with…

Learning with our Children: Women’s History Month

By Megan McQueen As a woman and mother to daughters, I feel optimistic about our future. Representation in government positions, media, and other power positions are crucial to showing our children their possibilities. When I remember career options given to…