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Presbyterian Mandy Manning, in Spokane, Washington, admits she’s “a little tired” of the attention she’s received this year as National Teacher of the Year, but it’s also been a welcome opportunity for her to share her students’ stories. Manning was awarded the title in April by the Council of Chief School State Officers. The honor was first awarded in 1952 and continues as the oldest, most prestigious national honor that focuses public attention on excellence in teaching.
In 2017, when representatives from the United Nations toured the Black Belt of Alabama, one commented that the poverty there was unlike any he had seen in the First World. This area across the southern half of Alabama, once famous for its antebellum cotton production, is now well known for its difficult living conditions. These conditions disproportionately affect the African-American descendants of enslaved labor. Yet, many of these black residents also inherited an indomitable work ethic and have made incredible strides for themselves and their children.
Despite being part of the same church family, Hazel Pflugmacher and Jaquette Easterlin never met.
Four organizations working to provide leadership development for Native Americans have been selected to receive the Presbyterian Mission Agency’s 2018 Native American Leadership Fund Award. The one-time award for Native American leadership development was created by action of the Presbyterian Mission Agency Board. In total, $151,000 will be awarded to the selected organizations.
Nelson Mandela once wrote, “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” People in Mangochi, Malawi, know this is true, as they have watched their community be transformed by the Muliko Literacy Project.
Back2School, the daily devotional series geared to youth and young adults and those who walk alongside them in ministry, returns to d365.org on Monday, August 13.
Gary Lucero is following a family tradition that began a century ago. He follows in the footsteps of 28 family members who attended Menaul School, a Presbyterian racial-ethnic secondary school in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
In a just released video, Presbyterian Mission is drawing attention to the office of Financial Aid for Service (FAFS) and its undergraduate scholarship program, which has capacity for $350,000 in awards for 2018-2019.
More than 675 educators returned home to their churches and communities with words from the Rev. Dr. J. Herbert Nelson, II, Stated Clerk of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), resonating in their hearts.
Members of a General Assembly 222 (2016) special committee created to study the Reformed Perspective of Christian Education in the 21st century led a discussion asking APCE attendees what they would like them to know as they address these questions.