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The Power of Story

When we think about our Student of the Year celebration, what comes to mind? Although there is a beautifully decorated room, tons of good food and fellowship, it is always the stories that leave us the most moved and inspired. Tales of our students’ resilience, perseverance and success despite insurmountable challenges are what empower us as educators to continue the work we do despite our own perceived barriers. It is the power of story that can truly be our best asset in advancing our mission as Adult Educators and advocating for our students and programs. Anyone who is in the “communications” business will tell you that stories sell. They sell products, newspapers-- even political can


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