April 2012 • Volume 15 • Number 4 • Pages 38-39
Teams in Action
Jill Dreer, Jennifer Moyer, Nancy Schneider, Meredith Weiss, and Susan Lloyd
Jump-Start Your Student Advocacy Program
Article Description: Twin Valley Middle School in Pennsylvania wanted to create a unique climate and culture in which all students feel welcome, secure, and cared about. Their solution: an advocacy program based on character education, communication, advocacy, and true compassion.
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Jill Dreer is a fifth grade language arts teacher, Jennifer Moyer is a grades 5–8 physical education teacher, Nancy Schneider is a fifth grade language arts teacher, Meredith Weiss is a sixth grade language arts teacher, and Susan Lloyd is former principal for grades 5–6 at Twin Valley Middle School in Elverson, Pennsylvania. The Twin Valley team was recognized with a Pearson-AMLE Team That Makes a Difference Award last year.
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