Creating Crises

By |2019-09-24T16:47:01-05:00September 24th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Sometimes, if I am entirely honest, I have to admit that I like to create crises for myself. Maybe “like” isn’t the right word.  I do get a certain kind of payoff from it though. I have a well-worn pattern. It starts when I need to do something I am afraid of because I don't [...]

One Teacher’s Experience With 2e Students

By |2019-07-26T10:55:35-05:00July 26th, 2019|Uncategorized|

By Rachel DeMaris When I was first introduced to the concept of the twice exceptional learner, I felt the piece of a lifelong puzzle finally drop into place.  “Whoa,” I thought. “That’s me!”  As a highly anxious child, I frequently suffered in silence in the traditional school setting where I was educated. I performed well [...]

The Loneliness of Parenting 2e Children

By |2019-10-10T22:05:45-05:00February 1st, 2019|2e Parent, Parent Community, Parenting, Self Care, Uncategorized|

I was speaking with another parent recently about the difficulty she is having with her twice exceptional 8-year-old. Most of the time he is a sweet, funny kid who likes to make up puns and is obsessed with Lego, Colonial American history and archeology. At the same time, he is prone to frequent meltdowns. When [...]

Things That Help

By |2018-09-21T17:06:35-05:00September 21st, 2018|Uncategorized|

The orange of construction cones against the grey evening Studying a picture of same, alone in the darkroom’s red light... Touch the chair lovingly. Solid surfaces. Ground. ListeningListening. Quiet. New York’s song.   I’m too tired to go down the rabbit hole today…. Might as well stay around til my Saturday tournament... I have to [...]

Bryan Gaffin, Advertising Executive, Joins the TECA Board of Directors

By |2018-08-21T15:08:34-05:00August 21st, 2018|Uncategorized|

TECA is delighted to announce that award-winning advertising executive Bryan Gaffin has joined its board of directors as of July 15, 2018. Bryan is a creative leader and integrated marketing specialist with over 20 years of experience in the advertising industry. He is currently a Senior Vice President, Creative Director for a healthcare focused agency [...]