Posts From the monthly archives: "December 2013"

See You in the New Year!

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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!

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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

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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

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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

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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!

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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 …

Inclusion

Coming Out As Biracial

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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 …