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Author: Joseph Beasley

This week in Concord I made finishing touches to several of my assignments. I also sat in on more functional meetings with department heads and another city council meeting. In addition to meetings, I took a fascinating field trip to the … Continued

Author: Brittany Clark

I have now completed two of the projects I have been working on this summer, which is very exciting, but I have realized I am not sure what to do with them. Obviously the self-assessment goes through the required process … Continued

Author: Michael Silver

A lot of summer projects are coming together. Cases my interns have been working on are starting to go to trial. Then; yesterday, we got the email that our research project has made it through the first screening process and … Continued

Author: Rafael Baptista

Professional Growth Thus far this summer, the majority of my blog posts have focused on the some of the innovations going on in Catawba County and big-picture lessons to be learned from those innovations. But for today’s entry, I wanted … Continued

Author: Lena Geraghty

Last week was full of PWE activities. On top of the usual time I spend at the Alameda Free Library, I participated in a library board of trustees meeting and met with the assistant city manager about performance measurement at … Continued

Author: Joseph Beasley

A lot has been happening since my last update. I continue to meet with City staff who give me one-on-one tours of operations and facilities. Department heads have also shared management philosophies, challenges, successes, and plans for the future. Transportation Director Joe … Continued

Author: Brittany Clark

After a month plus of interviews, we had our meeting to review everyone’s findings and identify themes for improvement within our Head Start program. For some reason, I found it relieving that there were specific items people consistently identified as … Continued

Author: Kasey El-Chayeb

Happy Independence Day! It’s a short week due to the holiday and I’m happy to say I’ve got some great plans to celebrate. I can’t think of a better place to spend the Fourth of July than in the nation’s … Continued

Author: Brittany Clark

I hope everyone had a great fourth of July weekend! Apparently, we have reached the time of the summer for data analysis at Head Start. The self-assessment summaries have been turned in and I have started to review them for … Continued

Author: Lena Geraghty

My PWE supervisor, the library director has been on vacation the last two weeks. Before she left, we would have twice weekly check-ins in which we discussed the progress I was making and the next steps to take. I really … Continued

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