Alyssa Bray ’98 (Los Angeles, MA Clinical Psych.) was named Chief Clinical Officer at The Guidance Center in Long Beach, Calif. in Aug. 2017. As CCO of the nonprofit child and family mental health service provider, she oversees the overall direction and vision of clinical services for nearly 3,000 children and patients.
What if classrooms were envisioned as a small democracy? What if our students practiced democracy in their classroom year after year? Further, what if they knew they deserved it? Kate Sipe, ’02, Antioch University Seattle MA in Education with Graduate Teacher Preparation and an adjunct faculty who teaches Classroom Management courses, published a timely post in Medium in the wake of the 2020 Presidential election about the importance of democratic schools and teaching civics to our children: “Psst… Hey teachers… Let’s teach civics in our classrooms every single day.” Start today. Start small. Just start. Let your classroom be a microcosm