Big Brothers Big Sisters http://tpr.org en Pre-K 4 SA Teacher Unveils Expectations For Himself, His Students, And The Program http://tpr.org/post/pre-k-4-sa-teacher-unveils-expectations-himself-his-students-and-program <p>Eric Smith began his career as a journalist--reporting, copy editing and designing.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">But after a while, he felt something was missing from his life.</span></p><p>Smith became involved with the mentorship program, <a href="http://www.bbbs.org/" target="_blank">Big Brothers Big Sisters</a>, so that he could inspire young people.</p><p>"I loved it,” he said. “It got to where I was looking forward to that more than I was looking forward to my job. That's when I knew I needed to change careers."</p> Tue, 23 Jul 2013 21:59:16 +0000 Ryan Loyd 15367 at http://tpr.org Pre-K 4 SA Teacher Unveils Expectations For Himself, His Students, And The Program Big Brothers Big Sisters Take Middle and High School Students to Work http://tpr.org/post/big-brothers-big-sisters-take-middle-and-high-school-students-work <p>Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Texas is expanding into the workplace with its Inspire U program which places ‘Littles’ with “Bigs’ on the job.</p><p>Inspire U isn’t new, but it is growing. Part of the SA2020 Initiative, the program enhances the little brother and sister experience by taking middle and high school students paring them with someone in the working world. &nbsp;</p><p>President and CEO of&nbsp; <a href="http://www.bigmentor.org/index.php/home" target="_blank">South Texas Big Brothers Big Sisters</a> Denise Barkhurst said Inspire U is like 'mentoring plus.'</p> Thu, 11 Oct 2012 15:43:10 +0000 Joey Palacios 346 at http://tpr.org Big Brothers Big Sisters Take Middle and High School Students to Work