Another Step Forward for Inclusive Education

I’ve written in the past about how important inclusive education programs are for both children with disabilities and children without disabilities. However, until recently, these programs have been reserved mostly for the elementary, middle and high school levels of education. Some colleges and universities have allowed those with disabilities to attend classes, as long as they weren’t a distraction or a disruption to the rest of the class. However, the College of Charleston, in Charleston, South Carolina recently created the program REACH. REACH stands for Realizing Educational and Career Hopes. Students enrolled in the program are able to live on … Continue reading

They Just Joined For The Education

One of my biggest pet peeves is to listen to someone go on and on about someone who really didn’t want to go to Iraq, Afghanistan or anywhere else that the military sent them but instead they joined the military for the education benefits. After ten years of marriage to a soldier, I have stood there as he has taken the oath that every member of the military [takes up enlistment and re-enlistment]: “I, _____, do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I … Continue reading

ECHO Helps Military Families Who Have Kids With Special Needs

Families who are using TRICARE may be eligible for ECHO. It is part of the TRICARE program and it is designed to provide financial assistance for certain services and supplies for families who have children with specific types of special needs. TRICARE is the health are program for uniformed service members, retirees, and their families worldwide. It is the health care program serving active duty service members, National Guard Reserve members, retirees, their families, survivors and certain former spouses worldwide. TRICARE is the main component of the Military Health System. It combines the health care resources of the uniformed personnel, … Continue reading

Upcoming Genealogy Events – Week of April 1, 2012

Have you been considering taking a genealogy class, or attending a genealogy workshop or event? Why not give it a try this week? Here is a quick list of genealogy events that will be happening all across the United States. If you don’t see one here that is located near you, I would suggest checking your local newspaper for more. On April 1, 2012, the Muskogee Public Library, which is located in Muskogee, Oklahoma, is having a unique genealogy event to celebrate the release of the 1940 Census. Those who attend should dress the way that people did in the … Continue reading

An Insurance Agents Career with Farmers

Farmers Insurance Group of Companies offers insurance agents the chance to work as independent contractors and do business under their own terms as long as they meet the guidelines and are considered normal business practices. Farmers Agents participate in training and continued education and enjoy a potential of unlimited growth. Farmers Agents enjoy wonderful benefits packages as well as, bonus programs, pension plans, and profit sharing. Farmer’s insurance agents are not simply customer service representatives or sales people, a Farmers agent is an independent business person. Farmer’s agents have comprehensive insurance products to offer customers including: Auto Home Life Financial … Continue reading