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April 2013

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Caroline Kris, San Ramon Valley Education Association ��� Physically/Mentally Challenged Students��� Issues Award Kris created materials and activities that connect general education and special education students using ���people ���rst��� language, which teaches students to communicate with one another using words that re���ect what they have in common, rather than labels that refer to their differences. Gary Leveque, San Ramon Valley Education Association ��� CTA Member Human Rights Award Leveque started a video series called ���Think Before You Speak,��� which gives students a voice to stand up to bullies and was highlighted by the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network. He produced concerts that raised more nearly $20,000 for water puri���cation in Sri Lanka, Kidcare International, and African literacy. Jenny Chomori, United Teachers Los Angeles, and Cliff Kusaba, Teachers Association of Long Beach ��� Paci���c Asian American Award Chomori and Kusaba spent two years developing educational tools for a successful conference, held at the WWII relocation camp, about the Manzanar experience. Attendees are using the tools and resources in their classrooms. THANKS FOR YOUR PUBLIC SERVICE. Stay in touch with work or home with brilliant devices from Sprint. Save with discounts on monthly service plans from where you work. Trade in your old phone from any carrier. Get an account credit back for eligible devices through the Sprint Buyback Program. Visit for details. Purchase online or in store by visiting: - - - 18 % Sprint 4G LTE network available in limited markets. DISCOUNTS FOR CURRENT CALIFORNIA EDUCATION EMPLOYEES Add 18% discount: Discount applies to select regularly priced Sprint plans. Requires a new two-year Agreement. 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Pat Sabo, Healdsburg Area Teachers Association ��� Women���s Issues Award For more than 30 years, Sabo has inspired local women and girls with her teaching and training in leadership skills, educational programs, women���s history, and her greater political work. Her students recently raised funds to build two homes through Habitat for Humanity, and every June she takes eighth-graders on a ���eld trip to Washington, D.C. Katherine Jordan, Bakers���eld Elementary Teachers Association ��� Lois Tinson Award Jordan has taught her very young students about Martin Luther King Jr., C��sar Ch��vez and Abraham Lincoln for three decades. Her pre-K students take part in local parades celebrating black history, Cinco de Mayo and military veterans. 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From the depths of the abyss to the high-altitude snow-capped peaks, the series paints a detailed picture of the struggles and amazing adaptation required to survive around volcanoes. 360 minutes on 2 Discs ISBN: 9781608838387 Item #: LIFI600 To purchase this DVD and other educational resources, visit or other authorized distributor sites. �� 2013 PBS April 2013 41

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