In 1944, when Mom was 21 and single. And World War II was nearing its end. She volunteered for the Georgia Civil Air Patrol, learned to fly a plane, and guarded the Georgia coastline by flying with a spotter, and looking out for U-boats and German spies who were trying to sneak onto our nation’s shores.Read More
Posts on tylerthigpen.com explore:
QUALITY LEADERSHIP: How we might apply the best aspects from the public, private, and charter sectors to make U.S. public schools and districts the best in the world; or
LIVING FAITH: Intersections of faith and public life, so that we might "act justly, love mercy, and walk humbly with our God" (Micah 6:8).
My wife is amazing in many ways.
One way is her ability to produce content that inspires novices and experts alike. This project of hers, launched this week, is a perfect example of such content. She and Emily at Oncewed have worked so hard to make it ready for the world, and based on early feedback, the course is destined for positive impact in her field.
Banner image via Megan Forney
Pumped to have been published in the Atlanta Journal Constitution earlier this week. I have a number of folks to thank for my thinking on the subject of social capital and mentoring, including Michael Figueroa, Daniela Lewy, Mark Moore, Paul Reville, Sarah Hemminger of Thread, and Brad Bryant.
Here's an excerpt of the piece (below). You can read the full post here.