Made in America; Built by Veterans

Dear Friends, Everyone loves a bargain; here’s one with a triple bottom line! Thanks to our good friend Karl Lovas of Healthy Kids Concepts, we’ve been able to secure donated Blendtec ES3 Commercial Blender kits. These beautiful, stylish blender kits complete with multiple canisters, cookbook and DVD are 100% American made; built and assembled by Veterans[…]

Back in School

Dear Friends, What an amazing few weeks! Between Global Teacher Prize and TEDxManhattan, we couldn’t possibly ask for more. But now, I’m thrilled to be back in the Bronx, back in school, right back with students and doing the work that needs to done daily. Today, we are so proud to highlight two outstanding students. On the left, meet Omar –[…]

Home From Dubai and Looking Forward

Dear Friends: Just back from Dubai and the Global Teacher Prize Ceremony; first and foremost my congratulations to Ms. Nancie Atwell. To be recognized and celebrated in the company of such dedicated, talented and committed individuals is more than I could have ever asked or hoped for. I am honored and grateful to be a part of such a[…]

TEDx Manhattan is Tomorrow!

No one is more grateful and excited about TEDx Manhattan than I am. Be it a participant or a spectator – this is where the magic happens and BIG IDEAS are born and spread. Three years ago, I took the stage and spoke about the history of our work. Since then, we have worked to grow and refine it.[…]