Episode #116 - February 15th, 2017
This week we visit The Crossing in Elkhart and talk with educators, students, and its founder, Rob Staley, who believes that “students regain hope when they belong to something that matters.” We also highlight a teacher in South Bend who is making a difference in the lives of students, and speak with two sisters about their choice to homeschool.
Original Airdate: February 15, 2017

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  • The Crossing
    February 15th, 2017 Photo Rob Staley, Summer Scheetz, Andrew Shumaker, Stephanie Hughes More Information
    February 15th, 2017 Photo
    The Crossing

    In This Segment

    Rob Staley, founder of The Crossing, says that his team is serving with great purpose. He shares the mission, personal stories, and the tough reality that many students face. Students say that their lives have been changed since coming to The Crossing. Hope is possible! For more information visit: https://www.crossingeducation.com/?v=4096ee8eef7d

    Guests

    1. Rob Staley
    2. Summer Scheetz
    3. Andrew Shumaker
    4. Stephanie Hughes

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  • Homeschooling
    February 15th, 2017 Photo Kathy Downey, Theresa Thomas More Information
    February 15th, 2017 Photo
    Homeschooling

    In This Segment

    We spoke with two sisters about their experience homeschooling and why they chose this path. For more information on homeschooling visit: http://www.doe.in.gov/student-services/home-school and http://www.michigan.gov/documents/home_schools_122555_7.pdf

    Guests

    1. Kathy Downey
    2. Theresa Thomas

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  • Recognition of Teacher
    February 15th, 2017 Photo Kathy Kennedy, Greg Werner, Chad Johnston More Information
    February 15th, 2017 Photo
    Recognition of Teacher

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    We think it's important to highlight teachers in our community who are making a difference in the lives of students. Kathy Kennedy has been teaching at Washington High School for twenty years. She has served students in the special education department for years and her impact has been extraordinary! For more information visit: http://www.doe.in.gov/toy and http://www.michigan.gov/mde/0,4615,7-140-5683_13651_38018---,00.html Help recognize an Excellent Michiana Teacher: educationcount@wnit.org

    Guests

    1. Kathy Kennedy
    2. Greg Werner
    3. Chad Johnston

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