‘I will do anything for them’: Award-winning teachers share tips, insights for the new school year

BY THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS

Dana Clark teaches middle school science at Irma Rangel Young Women’s Leadership School. Clark is the 2015 Dallas ISD Teacher of the year for secondary magnet/special schools.

Parents can be involved in their child’s future education by helping them research college choices and getting involved in the college search and application process.

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Young Women’s Preparatory Network Announces New Board Chairwoman and New Board Members

Young Women’s Preparatory Network (YWPN) announces the appointment of a new chairwoman, Evelyn Henry Miller, and three new members to its board of directors: Christine Breck, Lisa Cooley and Stef Mauler. A nonprofit, YWPN’s mission is to support single-gender, college-preparatory, public education in Texas and beyond, giving young women, many of whom are the first to attend college in their families, the academic and leadership skills to achieve success in college and in life.

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Young Women’s Preparatory Network Announces its Valedictorians and Salutatorians

“Exceptional,” “bright” and “driven” describe the Young Women’s Preparatory Network valedictorians and salutatorians this year. YWPN supports seven all-girls public schools in Texas with private enhancements, and six of those schools just held their graduations. Grand Prairie’s Young Women’s Leadership Academy will graduate its first class in 2017.

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Respect Starts Here Generates Media Interest

Thank you to all that were able to join us at our Respect Starts Here Reception and Art Exhibit on May 4th! It was a wonderful conclusion to the first year of Young Women’s Preparatory Network’s empathy building, anti-bias program. We are so grateful for all of the incredible support and well wishes from those who were unable to join us, and we hope you can enjoy the event through the photos and news coverage.  Please click the following links: Dallas Morning News VideoNBC5 DFWDallas WeeklyDallas ISD The Hub Article, and Dallas ISD The Hub Video.  You may view additional photos on the Young Women’s Preparatory Network’s Facebook page by clicking HERE. Please call 214-824-1400 or email RSH@ywprep.org for more information.

Courtney Kimberling Radcliffe Hired as New Executive Director

(Dallas, Texas, May 12, 2016) – Courtney Kimberling Radcliffe has joined the Foundation for the Young Women’s Leadership Academy (Fort Worth) as its Executive Director. She brings a combined 15 years of nonprofit experience in the areas of healthcare with the JPS Foundation, public broadcasting with KERA, and education with Southern Methodist University.

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Courtney Kimberling Radcliffe Hired as New Executive Director

(Dallas, Texas, May 11, 2016) – Courtney Kimberling Radcliffe has joined the Foundation for the Young Women’s Leadership Academy (Fort Worth) as its Executive Director. She brings a combined 15 years of nonprofit experience in the areas of healthcare with the JPS Foundation, public broadcasting with KERA, and education with Southern Methodist University.

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