“Yes Mam, No Mam and Aye Mam,” were three new phrases each of the nearly 25 educators attending the Educators’ Workshop at Parris Island, SC from April 7 through April 10, 2009, desperately needed to learn.
All kidding aside, this was one of the best experiences I have had as an educator in nearly 32 years in the business of learning. We were part of a packed, exciting and educational sojourn courtesy of the United States Marine Corps.
Click here to read Bob’s full play-by-play, from arrival on the Yellow Footprints to Graduation.
Pictured: Roberto Calderin, Newburgh City SD; Drill Instructor SSgt. Rose Suarez; Katy Brunetti, SAANYS executive assistant; Debbie Taylor, SAANYS director of corporate services; and Bob Melia, Shenendehowa CSD.
Video clip of the “Crucible.” Click here