It’s Apropos!

For a while I have been interested in how to teach students before they reach high school the skills they will need to be successful in their social and work lives. This article by Heather Wolpert-Gawron who teaches middle school language arts and coaches speech and debate in California’s San Gabriel Unified School District, caught my eye and I thought it would be interesting to you too. ( She blogs at TweenTeacher and is a member of the Teacher Leaders Network. She is currently at work on her second book for Eye On Education Publishing and is also writing workbooks for grades 3 through 6 on project-based writing for Teacher Created Resources.)   The Etiquette in School Foundation has the mission to work etiquette training into the school curriculum.  I believe Ms. Wolpert-Gawron has the same mission.

We have released our schedule of open registration seminars for September-December, 2011. In Bethesda, Maryland at the Doubletree Hotel & Conference Center September 12: Boardroom Polish - Business Etiquette & Entertaining Dining Skills for the Savvy Professional Dinner/Dining Tutorial October 17-18: Managing Protocol Issues 2-day Seminar including four...

Help your child navigate their social world. Good manners may be the key to your child's social success. On May 9 from 7:15- 8:30 pm - Ms. Cynthia W. Lett, Certified Etiquette Professional and Executive Director of the International Society of Protocol & Etiquette Professionals will share...

Women use own life experiences as basis for book on 'Disability Etiquette' by Kristina Serafini Staff Writer March 24, 2011 Ellen Shackelford was napping with her 13-month-old son when she woke abruptly. She was frazzled, she remembers, recalling that day — July 28, 1983 — but not only because...

The Lett Group with Susan M. Abrams, CCC-SLP is offering a new course. First Impressions Count! Social Etiquette Training for 11-15 year-olds with Asperger’s & High Functioning Autism Cynthia Lett, Certified Etiquette Professional & Susan Abrams, M.A.,CCC-SLP are now offering a new program to focus on social skills for children ages...

by Marc Cenedella (Founder and CEO of www.theladders.com) [caption id="attachment_1988" align="alignright" width="91" caption="Marc Cenedella"][/caption] Why haven't they called you back? The interview went well — you're pretty sure you nailed that question about how you could contribute to the team's new mobile initiative — and you really hit...