Jay Parker has been an advocate and volunteer of The Robert D. and Billie Ray Center for many years. As a long-time employee of Wells Fargo, Jay has committed countless hours supporting The Ray Center’s efforts to positively impact Iowans through character development.
Objective: Provide students with an Integrity in Action Checklist, which serves as a decision-making model. Students have the opportunity to practice utilizing the checklist on relatable, hypothetical scenarios. Core Alignment: HS – Demonstrate leadership skills, integrity, ethical behavior, and social responsibility while
Objective: Teach students the impact of the truth in relationship and provide a checklist around integrity as a decision making model for difficult situations while building those relationships. Core Alignment: K-2: Essential Concept and/or Skill: Learn leadership skills and demonstrate integrity,
Dewey Doo-It Helps Little Owlie Fly Again by Brahm Wegner and Alan Green Good for grades: K – 5 ISBN-13: 978-0974514314 When Dewey Doo-it’s kite becomes lodged in a tree, the protagonist and his siblings ask renowned flyer Owlie for
Dr. George Belitsos is the founder and Chief Executive Officer Emeritus of Youth and Shelter Services, Inc. (YSS). He served as CEO for 39 years and retired from his position in 2015. George has been a trusted resource for the community and the
Check out these books for K-12 students to help teach trustworthiness.
Everyone needs friends –– but especially kids. Of course, the prime reason a kid says friends are important is for fun and companionship.
Teach students how to use Two-Way Communication to understand the perspective of other individuals, and use Win-Win Negotiation to reach an equitable solution.
Help students navigate the question “is fair always equal?” and give a definition of fair that includes tolerance of diversity and emphasizes the need for seeking the perspective of others.
The Iowa State Dance and Drill Team Association exemplifies the importance of developing good character b