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Former Liberty educator honored
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Dr. Yvette Keel, a certified trainer for the Gurian Institute in Colorado Springs, Colo., has been selected as a member of a training team to provide gender training and support to the staff at the newly organized Coretta Scott King Young Women’s Leadership Academy in the Atlanta Public School System.
The team from Gurian Institute is made up of seven trainers and this team will work with both of the new boys and girls academies throughout the 2007-2008 school year.
Keel also served on the faculty for the 2007 Gurian Summer Institute in Colorado Springs from July 8-13, 2007. Her presentation at the institute was for administrators dealing with change in their school setting.
Prior to the event, Kathy Stevens, executive director of the institute, said, “The Gurian Institute is pleased to have Dr. Keel as part of our training team. Her experience with successfully implementing single-gender classes at the middle school level brings a wealth of experience and understanding of the challenges and opportunities.”
Dr. Keel has worked as an educator in Liberty County School System for 24 years and currently serves as assistant principal at Waldo Pafford Elementary School.
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