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Classroom Champions CEO Steve Mesler Talks about his Education Community

What is a partner? To me, it’s the winning combination of mutual care and a shared goal that brought my team and I Olympic gold in bobsledding. It’s our team of experts helping to lift Classroom Champions to new heights. It’s the collection of teachers, administrators, athlete mentors, families –...

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Classroom Champion Kurt Felix visited schools around Grenada!

Ask, Listen, Learn has been around for over a decade. The program has touched the lives of over 21 million parents, teachers and students in the US, and we’ve gone global. We’ve spent the past few years going to countries around the Caribbean and helping students realize the consequences of...

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Classroom Champions Teacher Conference: Our recap

We’ve been partners with Classroom Champions for the past few years in hopes of inspiring kids to say YES to a healthy lifestyle and NO to underage drinking. This past April, we caught up with some of Classroom Champions’ participating teachers and Athlete Mentors at their annual teacher conference. We heard...

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Congressman Himes and Paralympian Tyler Carter in CT!

Yesterday we caught up with Congressman Jim Himes (D-CT) and Paralympic Alpine-Skier Tyler Carter at West Rocks Middle School in Norwalk, CT for an Ask, Listen, Learn event! West Rocks Middle heard from Congressman Himes and Carter about the importance of combating peer pressure and saying NO to underage drinking. Carter spoke first, captivating...

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‘Tis the Season to be Healthy

If you’re like most people, this time of year doesn’t exactly inspire extra workouts and light meals. And if you’re like most people, when January rolls around you’re motivated to get moving again in an effort to trim that bit of holiday “cheer” you accumulated during the season. As members...

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Thanksgiving Theme Never Gets Old: A message from Together Counts!

If you groaned when you saw pumpkins and Christmas trees lining the store shelves back in August, when you were busy buying school supplies, you’re not alone. Fall is a busy time and the pressure to decorate and celebrate weighs on us when we’re trying to simply get the family...

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Ask, Listen, Learn Goes Global!

Summer is already underway and we hope you’re enjoying it on a sandy beach or out in the sunshine. We hope that it’s spent healthily, happily and, most importantly, with family and friends. As for us? We’re taking a breather from putting our toes in the sand. We spent this...

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Champions of their Future: April’s Impact from Steve Mesler

April was Alcohol Responsibility Month – check out what CEO & President of Classroom Champions had to say about the impact of hearing from Athlete Mentors about saying YES to a healthy lifestyle and NO to underage drinking. “Classroom Champions teaches students to be the champions of their futures” Whenever...

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The Classroom Coach: Jerome Clemons

What does it take to be a great coach? One of the key components to great coaching is learning to be a trusted guide. At their core, a coach must consider constantly communicating positive praise. The advice I would give educators and parents about being a trusted adult for students...

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Google Hangout with Kids in the House!

With April being Alcohol Responsibility Month, what better way to have a conversation about alcohol responsibility than with a live Q & A Google Hangout hosted by Kids In the House? Moderated by their CEO Leana Greene, the half-hour lightning round featured our President and CEO Ralph Blackman, National Advisory...

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