Category Archive : PART II (ASSESS)

By Alex Harrington, Executive Director

Our country and her citizens are facing many historic challenges today: the COVID-19 pandemic which has claimed over 840,000 American lives, a struggling economy, a climate crisis with rising carbon dioxide and temperatures, unbridled drug addictions throughout our communities and cities, rising cases of domestic terrorism, and much…much…more.


By Chris Westbrook, Assistant Director, Curriculum Development

The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) announced the publication of new and more-expansive guidelines for telework and remote work across the U.S. Government on Nov. 12, 2021. 


By Alex Harrington, Executive Director (Acting)

One of my favorite all-time movies is “Seabiscuit (2003)”, a story about an undersized Depression-era racehorse who achieves many victories on the racetrack that not only lifts the spirits of the team, but also the nation. There is one particular scene where Red Pollard’s (the young jockey) parents abandon him at an early age. As his parents walk away he is engulfed with fear and anxiety; an overwhelming feeling of desertion as he is thrusted into the harsh world.