Posts From the monthly archives: "December 2013"

See You in the New Year!


Dear WACAC Members,

This marks our 60th post since the WACAC Communications Committee first launched WACAConversations in July. I am amazed by all that the committee has accomplished in such a short amount of time. In addition to launching …

Simple Thanks and Happy Holidays!


This month’s article is blog lite.

We just had our December Board meeting, and we continue to move forward.  My job as president is to listen a lot, speak a little, and be genuinely grateful for all these folks do …

A Decade Later


It was raining in Los Angeles on the morning of December 7th.  This phenomenon alone was enough to make the day upsetting. When you add in the fact that I was up at 6:30am to take a 5 hour standardized …

Twas the Night Before a Deadline


The holiday season is upon us, which means wearing sweaters, attending festive parties, watching cheesy holiday shows and movies, and, the best part, enjoying a winter break!  I know I am looking forward to some time away from school and …

Working with Transgender Students


If you look up “diversity” online in the Merriam-Webster dictionary, this is the second definition you will see: “the state of having people who are different races or who have different cultures in a group or organization.” Notice that it …

Wish Me Luck! I’m Taking the SAT!


Every year, before we begin file review, our office goes through a few days of training.  There is always a portion dedicated to standardized tests–to go over what they measure and how we should and should not use them in …


Coming Out As Biracial


Greetings Colleagues!

We have been a bit delayed in our postings. Please forgive us.  We are back and look forward to engaging our members, sharing resources, and continuing conversations.

In this post, I want to share a personal writing piece …