PREL is hiring a consultant for Chuuk DOE…again?

The education consultant who was hired in September to reside in Chuuk and guide the on-going implementation of the Chuuk Education Reform Plan (CERP) has quit. Unconfirmed reason: frustrations. His … [Continue Reading]

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Teach for Micronesia – Survey

Teach for Micronesia (TFM) is being developed as an independent, non-profit organization with the mission of ending education inequity in the Pacific Island nation of the Federated States of … [Continue Reading]

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NY Jesuit Provincial’s Response Leaves More Questions Than Answers

Fr. David Ciancimino, SJ, the New York Jesuit Provincial recently responded to our petition on change.org to keep Fr. Francis X. Hezel, SJ, in Micronesia where he has done so much work and continues … [Continue Reading]

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Petition to Keep Fr. Francis X. Hezel, SJ in Micronesia where he is Needed

We have launched an online petition on change.org addressed to the leaders of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) in Micronesia, New York Province, and the world on behalf of Fr. Francis X. Hezel, SJ.,  a … [Continue Reading]

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Happiness Takes… Practice?

The following is a reflection that someone recently shared on FB. I think it's worth re-posting here as it serves as a good reminder to us all that happiness is not something that magically happens to … [Continue Reading]

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Northwest Educators Set 10 Regional Priorities

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hFDW7z8qMoI I've just returned from a week at Xavier High School in Chuuk, site of my first teaching years, to co-facilitate the Northwest Educators Summer Training … [Continue Reading]

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Things Pacific Islander Students Must Know Before Starting College!

A college education is a big investment in money, time, energy, and resources for any high school graduate. For the Pacific Islander students who are afforded the chance to leave the relative calm of … [Continue Reading]

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Help Wanted: Education Expert for Chuuk

The news about educational reform in my fair state of Chuuk is not good. In fact, it's becoming alarmingly bad that it deserves drastic measures. If Chuuk's education is likened to the sinking of the … [Continue Reading]

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Hawaii Chuukese Leaders Unite over Social Issues

In a rare show of solidarity and ecumenical unity, a group of Chuukese Catholic, Protestant, and women leaders gathered this week at the Pacific Islander Student Center at the University of Hawaii at … [Continue Reading]

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What Graduates Don’t Learn in Schools

Graduation season is upon us again. I'm struck with these life lessons which have been mistakenly attributed to Microsoft founder and billionaire Bill Gates. The original version first appeared on … [Continue Reading]

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PREL is hiring a consultant for Chuuk DOE…again?

The education consultant who was hired in September to reside in Chuuk and guide the on-going implementation of the Chuuk Education Reform Plan (CERP) has quit. Unconfirmed reason: frustrations. His sudden … [Read More...]

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Teach for Micronesia – Survey

Teach for Micronesia (TFM) is being developed as an independent, non-profit organization with the mission of ending education inequity in the Pacific Island nation of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM). … [Read More...]

330-NEST2013

Northwest Educators Set 10 Regional Priorities

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hFDW7z8qMoI I've just returned from a week at Xavier High School in Chuuk, site of my first teaching years, to co-facilitate the Northwest Educators Summer Training (NEST) for … [Read More...]

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Things Pacific Islander Students Must Know Before Starting College!

A college education is a big investment in money, time, energy, and resources for any high school graduate. For the Pacific Islander students who are afforded the chance to leave the relative calm of their home … [Read More...]