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An Advisor's Role in Creating School Climate
In this short video, Alliance president Mike Smith visits with Chino Hills High School (CA) Activities Director Janet "JR" Roberts about an activity advisor's role in creating a positive school climate on campus.
2011 DifferenceMaker Awards
2011 DifferenceMaker Award Winners Announced!
After careful evaluation of all the applications for the DifferenceMaker Award, the Alliance for Student Activities is proud to announce the national winners for 2011. The decision was a difficult one because of the high quality of the projects submitted; judges ultimately decided that in addition to the two national winners, they also would award two honorable mentions. The 2011 NSLW DifferenceMaker Awards go to:
HS National Winner: Kingfisher HS Student Council (OK)
HS Honorable Mention: Harding HS NHS Chapter (MN)
ML National Winner: Larkspur MS (VA)
ML Honorable Mention: Blanchard MS (MA)
Destination Diploma: The Power of Co-Curricular Activities
Broward County Schools (FL) recently produced a 12-minute video that helps make the case for the power of co-curricular activities. Thanks go to Alliance member Mike Roland, the Student Activities Liaison for the Broward County Schools, for sharing it with us.
Listen, laugh, and learn as activity advisors share their experiences and priceless wisdom through our Advisor Podcasts! You can listen to them on your computer or download them to your favorite mp3 player.
NEW: John Glimco, an Assistant Regional Superintendent in the Chicago area, visits with motivational speakers Norm Hull and Mike Smith about a situation early in his career that, taken out of context, made local headlines in our feature, "I Blew It, I Knew It, and I Grew From It!"