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Empower Our Girls: Opening the Door for Girls to Achieve More

Here’s to Helping Girls Find Their Real Power!

Girl Power! It’s a popular marketing message that shows up on pink T-shirts across the nation. But sparkly words are not enough to get girls to realize their innate value and reach for their true potential.

In Empower Our Girls, educators Lynmara Colón and Adam Welcome collaborate with a strong cast of contributing authors to shine a light on simple, meaningful changes that need to take place in schools and society at large to help girls achieve more.

The words used to describe girls and define traditional roles can set unintentional limits for girls. It’s time for a change! It’s time for girls to hear the truth:

  • Tears are not a sign of weakness.
  • Being bold enough to ask for what you want doesn’t make you “bossy.”
  • Glass ceilings are meant to be shattered.

Kids Deserve It!
Pushing Boundaries and Challenging Conventional Thinking

What if learning was exciting?

What if students felt important and empowered every time they walked into the building?

What if parents looked forward to calls from their children's teachers and principals, instead of cringing when the school's number popped up on their phones?

To Todd Nesloney and Adam Welcome, those aren't far-fetched what ifs; they can (and should) be a reality for every teacher, school, parent, and student.

In Kids Deserve It!, Todd and Adam encourage you to think big and make learning fun and meaningful for students. While you're at it, you just might rediscover why you became an educator in the first place.

Learn why you should be calling parents to praise your students (and employees).

Discover ways to promote family interaction and improve relationships for kids at school and at home.

Be inspired to take risks, shake up the status quo, and be a champion for your students.

Run Like a PIRATE: Push Yourself to Get More Out of Life

Twelve marathons in twelve months might sound like a lot of running, but that’s the goal educator, speaker, husband, and dad Adam Welcome set for himself in 2017. Some people thought he was crazy. Plenty of people told him it couldn’t be done. Adam ignored the naysayers and dug deep within himself to find the resolve to cross all those finish lines. It was hard. It was thrilling. It was worth every mile!

In Run Like a Pirate, Adam shares the mindset and tactics necessary for accomplishing big dreams. You don’t have to be a runner or even an athlete to be inspired by this power-filled book. Whatever your personal or professional goals are, Adam’s example and encouragement will challenge you to set your sights on something bigger and to push yourself to get more out of life. Set your goal. Believe in yourself. And get started today. Run Like a Pirate . . . and win!

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