Pacific

JANUARY 2020 FEA PACIFIC UPDATE

Pacific Area Leadership Council The PAL Council will hold its winter meeting February 1-3 in Okinawa. PAL meets three times a year in person and occasionally throughout the year via teleconference. There are currently five members of the council including myself, the Pacific Area Director, NEATA (Japan) President: James “Mike” Adair, TEAK (Korea) President: Sharon… Read More

DECEMBER 2019 FEA PACIFIC UPDATE

Holiday Message 'Twas the night before Winter Recess,when all through the school Not a creature was stirring, not even one pupil; At the airport, teachers excitedly awaited boarding pass in hand; In hopes that their flight will be fast and go as planned; ...Whether you are traveling or holidaying in place, I wish you and… Read More

November 2019 FEA PACIFIC UPDATE

Pacific Area Directors Activities One quarter down! Way to go teachers! Your character counts: you have persevered! October has been a busy month, but in a different way than the month before. Some of the more frequent activities that I have been involved with include but are not limited to: responding to members concerns, researching… Read More

PAL UPDATE: OOCTOBER 2019

Pacific Area Directors Activities I blinked and September is gone! It has been a very busy month. Throughout the ninth month of the year/first full month of SY2019-2020, I have been working to get up to speed on the many aspects of the office of Pacific Area Director. Just when I think that I have… Read More

PAL UPDATE WELCOME BACK SY 2019

Welcome Back SY 2019-2020 Welcome Back! I hope your summer was better than expected.I know you all have returned to many new faces, processes, curriculum, and other changes/challenges. All of this can seem overwhelming at times, but you’ve got this! Change is the very nature of education and being an educator. Nobody affects change like… Read More

SPRING 2019 FEA PACIFIC AREA DIRECTOR UPDATE

I hope everyone had a restful Spring break and is feeling refreshed to close out School Year 2018-2019 successfully, despite recent challenges to our profession. I am proud to be among you, those who consistently expertly teach and guide our students to grade promotion year after year. We have been embroiled in tumultuous times, but,… Read More