Saint Jude Hospice opens new state offices in Platteville and La Crosse

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Thursday, Dec. 05, 2013 — 12:00 AM

MADISON — Saint Jude Hospice now offers loving care for patients and families facing terminal illness from two new locations in Wisconsin: Platteville and La Crosse.

Saint Jude’s mission is to serve all patients, in the comfort of their own home, who are facing terminal illness by bringing healing to those when their hope has changed from cure to comfort.

Nurses are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. They have no wait list and will respond to all requests within two hours.

Services in Wisconsin

Saint Jude Hospice has been in Wisconsin since July of 2010, when it opened its doors in Madison.

Today it provides comprehensive hospice services in the state from five locations: Madison, Baraboo, Delavan, La Crosse, and Platteville, which allows it to serve 26 counties in Wisconsin. It also has offices in Kansas, Iowa, and Nebraska.

Saint Jude Hospice goes beyond the standards of hospice medical care by bringing love, comfort, and support to patients and families. It also offers complimentary music and massage therapy, spiritual support, and bereavement care — in addition to medical care, home health and homemaker services, inpatient care, continuous care, respite services, volunteer services, and medication management.

Catholic hospice

CEO Tom Moreland has felt a strong calling to serve people and to also serve the Church, which is what ultimately led him to open a Catholic hospice inspired by Jesus’ words: Love one another, as I have loved you.

Moreland explains, “A caring community devotes more attention, not less, to members facing the most vulnerable times in their lives. Our hospice program helps do this.”

Saint Jude Hospice is endorsed by nine archbishops and bishops across the Midwest. Beyond complying with state and federal regulations, it also follows the Ethical and Religious Directives of Catholic Healthcare Services.

More information can be found at www.saintjudehospice.org or by calling offices in La Crosse at 608-781-5490 or Platteville at 608-348-2778.





Hospice Greater Saint John ~ Contact Us #cheap #motels #in #miami

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From the East Highway One

Immediately after the Harbour Bridge take exit 120, Digby Ferry. Proceed straight along Market Place until it ends. Take a right onto St. John Street and follow St. John Street until it becomes Dufferin Row (at the school on your right). Proceed along Dufferin Row. Hospice is located at 385 Dufferin Row on the corner of Dufferin Row and Chapel Street, directly across from Assumption Church. Turn left onto Chapel Street and use the Chapel Street entrance to the Hospice.

From the West Highway One

Take the last exit prior to the Harbour Bridge, exit 120, Digby Ferry. Proceed straight along Ludlow Street. Take a right onto St. John Street and follow St. John Street until it becomes Dufferin Row (at the school on your right). Proceed along Dufferin Row. Hospice is located at 385 Dufferin Row on the corner of Dufferin Row and Chapel Street, directly across from Assumption Church. Turn left onto Chapel Street and use the Chapel Street entrance to the Hospice.

Hospice has parking for approximately 15 cars on site. Additional parking is available on Chapel Street and at Assumption Church (if not in use by the church).





Directions – Saint Barnabas Hospice and Palliative Care Center – New Jersey

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SAINT BARNABAS HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE CENTER (SBHPCC)


95 Old Short Hills Road, West Orange, NJ 07052 – Telephone: 973-322-4800

SBHPCC is located in the Saint Barnabas Corporate Building, opposite the Saint Barnabas Medical Center emergency room. We are conveniently accessible from either South Orange Avenue or Northfield Avenue. The guard will direct you straight past the desk to our offices.

From Garden State Parkway(North and South).

Take Exit 145 – The Oranges-Route 280 West.

From 280 West, take Exit 6A – Laurel Avenue.

From the exit, continue straight on Laurel Avenue (which eventually becomes Shrewsbury Drive, then East Cedar).

SBHPCC is 3.3 miles from Exit 6A, and will be on your left.

From New Jersey Turnpike(North and South).

Take Exit 15W to Route 280 West.

Take Exit 6A – Laurel Avenue, and follow the directions above.

Alternately, individuals may wish to exit at Route 78 West, then follow directions below.

From Route 287(North and South).

Exit at Route 10.

Follow east to Livingston traffic circle and follow blue and white hospital signs to the Saint Barnabas Medical Center. SBHPCC is opposite the Medical Center.

From Route 80 East .

Exit at Route 280 East.

Take Exit 6A – Laurel Avenue, and follow the directions above.

Take Exit 47 for Route 24 West.

Take Exit 7 and continue to JFK Parkway, following signs to Livingston.

Turn right at the light onto South Orange Avenue.

Turn left at second traffic light onto Old Short Hills Road.

SBHPCC will be on your right at the next traffic light.

Exit near the Short Hills Mall onto Route 24 West.

Take Exit 7C to JFK Parkway, following signs to Livingston.

Turn right at the light onto South Orange Avenue.

Turn left at second traffic light onto Old Short Hills Road.

SBHPCC will be on your right at the next traffic light.





Vitas Innovative Hospice Care Jobs in Saint Augustine, FL (Hiring) – Saint

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Vitas Innovative Hospice Care jobs in Saint Augustine, FL

University of Florida

Saint Augustine. FL

Classification Title: Director The Innovation News Center (INC) is a state-of-the-art professional newsroom at the UF College of Journalism and Communications, one of the top communication programs in the country. This hands-on requires.

Posted 4 weeks ago

Physician: Primary Care Job in Florida, Locum Tenens

A Family Medicine or Internal Medicine physician is needed to help with locum tenens coverage. This is an outpatient only setting facility where the physician will work Monday-Friday; 8a-5p.

Posted 1 day ago

Home Health Aide (HHA) – Home Care

VITAS Innovative Hospice Care

Overview: Why VITAS Healthcare and What Do They Offer Me? VITAS Healthcare is the nation s leading provider of end of life care.

Posted 2 weeks ago

Locum Tenens – Outpatient Primary Care – Florida What better way is there. from 10/03/16 to 12/30/16

Saint Augustine. FL

Locum Tenens – Outpatient Primary Care – Florida What better way is there than to spend the fall on the gulf coast of Florida. We have an assignment starting in October through December for a primary care physician at an outpatient.

Posted 6 days ago

Patient Care Advocate

Saint Augustine. FL

Identify and escalate in a prudent manner, concerns received from patients and/or clients so that corrective action can be pursued and expedited to take care of their needs.

Posted 2 days ago

Locum tenens Urgent Care opportunity in Florida

Medical Doctor Associates

Saint Augustine. FL

Description: Great client of MDA’s is looking for Urgent Family Practice coverage in West. FL. Great location that is close to the Gulf!

Posted 3 weeks ago

Occupational Therapist / OT – PRN

Our Company: HCR ManorCare the leading provider of short- and long-term medical and rehabilitation care is seeking a passionate and driven Occupational Therapist / OT. Network of more than 500 in-house long-term care.

Posted 1 week ago

OT Occupational Therapist Travel School 13 Weeks

A as an Occupational Therapist is currently available within Advanced Medical, located in the Jacksonville, FL area. In order to be considered for the occupational therapy job, the ideal candidate should possess strong interpersonal skills and.

Posted 1 week ago

RN-ICU – Travel Nursing: ICU Travel Nursing Opportunity in Jacksonville, FL!

Come work for RN NetworkWe are seeking a qualified Intensive Care RN to work in the ICU/Critical Care Unit! ICU Nurses possess the skills needed to manage the care of adult patients experiencing life-threatening.

Posted 2 days ago

CARDIO VASCULAR TECHNICIAN

The work of a cardiovascular technician is also regarded as emotionally stressful, due to the fragile state of many of the patients cared for.

Posted 1 week ago

Cardiac Cath Lab Tech PRN

Putnam Community Medical Center

Putnam Community Medical Center, a 99-bed, acute care facility, located at 611 Zeagler Dr, in Palatka, provides the latest technology with the assurance of highly trained, caring professionals to the residents of Putnam County.

Posted 3 days ago

Ponte Vedra Beach. FL

RECOMMENDED AS A TOP HOME CARE TO WORK FOR IN 2015 Looking for a meaningful job at a company that cares about you. SeniorBridge is hiring DOZENS of CNAs/HHAs in the area over the next month to the needs of our amazing home.

Posted 5 days ago

Associate Medical Director

Saint Augustine. FL

The Medical Director has the overall responsibility for medical direction of the care and treatment of the patients and their families rendered by the hospice care team. Ability to work collaboratively with patients’.

Posted 1 week ago

Orthopedic Surgeons

Saint Augustine. FL

Orthopedic Surgeons Needed in Florida – Work from Home Opportunity *Dates Needed: ASAP – 6 months with possibility to extend *Specs: Work from home, non-clinical, no surgeries – reviewing medical necessity claims for knee & hip surgery.

Posted 1 week ago

Physicians / Radiology Job in Palatka, Florida / Locum tenens / Radiologist – (Radiology) Locum Tenens

Job Benefits Staff Care typically arranges medical or dental malpractice insurance for contractor physicians and other specialists with whom we match to client opportunities. In addition, Staff Care locum tenens positions regularly.

Posted 1 month ago

Respiratory Therapist – Only Therapist Apply

Genesis Rehab Services

Green Cove Springs. FL

At Genesis Rehabilitation Services, you can really care for your patients — and your thoughts, opinions and expertise will always be respected. Genesis HealthCare is one of the nation’s largest skilled nursing care providers.

Posted 2 weeks ago

Medical Assistant

Cancer Specialists of North Florida

The Medical Assistant assists physicians and clinicians with patient care duties in a medical environment that may include medical oncology and radiation oncology.

Posted 1 week ago

Do you LOVE Staffing? We are looking for a passionate Medical/Healthcare Recruiter – Full Desk

All’s Well Healthcare in Jacksonville is expanding! If you are an experienced healthcare/medical recruiter that also loves to generate new business and expand current business we are looking for you!

Posted 3 days ago

Medical Assistant Hourly

The Judge Group

Saint Augustine. FL

Judge Healthcare is actively seeking a Nationally Certified Medical Assistant for a large Health Plan in the St. Petersburg, FL area.

Posted 2 weeks ago

Hospitalist Physician Family Medicine – Physicians Only Apply – Perm

Saint Augustine. FL

A Hospitalist Physician Family Medicine practice is seeking a qualified physician for St. Augustine, FL. This and other physician jobs brought to you by ExactMD. Medical Doctors Only Apply. 16 shifts per month, 5 shifts night.

Posted more than 1 month ago

Academic Program Director-Occupational Therapy, St. AugustineFL

University of St. Augustine

Saint Augustine. FL

The Program Director will direct and administer the Occupational Therapy program on the Florida campus. In collaboration with Chair and faculty, the Program Director will assure delivery of the local campus curriculum in a manner that meets.

Posted 6 days ago

Travel Registered Nurse – Intensive Care Unit – ICU – RN

HealthCare Traveler Jobs

Saint Augustine. FL

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Saint Leo University

Minimum Time Commitment: 12 months

Online Concentrations: Generalist/Electives

On Campus Requirements: No

Introduction

Saint Leo University was founded in 1889, when it became the first Catholic institution of higher learning in Florida. Today, SLU offers more than 41 academic programs to more than 15,000 students at its main campus, Center for Online Learning and various learning centers throughout seven states. At SLU students can earn associate, bachelor s and master s degree in a variety of fields, including business, criminal justice, education, social work, theology and liberal arts.

Accreditation

SLU has been accredited since 1967 by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. Founded in 1895, the association is one of the six regional accreditation organizations in the country and serves as the recognized regional accrediting body for the 11 Southern states. It is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation as being a reputable evaluator of postsecondary institutions educational quality. In addition, SLU s MBA program is accredited by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education. This assembly strives to promote and foster excellence in business education and accredits only programs that have met specific criteria based on the organization s defined Characteristics of Excellence in Business Education.

Academics

SLU offers the following MBA options:

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA): Generalists Track
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA): Concentration in Accounting
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA): Concentration in Health Care Management
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA): Concentration in Human Resource Management
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA): Concentration in Information Security Management
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA): Concentration in Marketing
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA): Concentration in Sports Management

These types of programs allow students to develop a thorough understanding of business principles through courses such as Professional Development, Organizational Behavior, the Legal Environment of Business, Decision Support Systems, Corporate Finance, Strategic Management and Managerial Economics. In addition to core business courses, students also take elective classes within their chosen concentration.

Student Life

An online education from SLU enables students to earn their degree on their own time without the constraints of set class times and structured course schedules. Although students will still have due dates and deadlines to abide by, they are given the freedom to decide where and when they will complete course work. SLU online MBA programs are specifically designed for career-minded individuals who are looking to attain the advanced level of education needed for leadership positions in organizations. As nontraditional students, many of those enrolled in SLU s online MBA programs are adult learners, working professionals and members of the armed forces. Using the latest Internet technology, SLU s innovative online programs deliver instruction to students through streaming videos, bulletin boards, CD-ROMs and chat rooms. Courses last approximately eight weeks with no more than 25 students enrolled in each. Those who take two classes per eight week term are able to graduate in as little as 12 months.

Admission

If you want to apply for one of SLU s MBA programs, you must be able to provide the following items:

  • A completed online admission application from the school
  • Application fee
  • An official undergraduate and or graduate transcript from an accredited institution
  • A statement of professional goals
  • Two professional recommendations
  • A current resume
  • Proof of a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0

To be eligible for SLU s MBA programs students must have earned an undergraduate degree from an accredited institution, be fluent in the English language and be able to demonstrate at least five years of progressive work experience. Those who are unable to meet the minimum work requirements may submit official GMAT test scores for the admissions committee to consider. The university accepts applications on a rolling basis and there are six start times throughout the year. About 78 percent of SLU undergrads who applied for fall 2010 were accepted, according to College Navigator.

Tuition and Financial Aid

An online MBA program from SLU costs approximately $23,436, which consists of 36 semester credit hours, or 12 courses, at $651 per credit hour, according to the school s website. Total cost of education can differ depending on the materials and or software required in a particular program. Although most course material is provided, online students may have additional expenses for textbooks and computer requirements. Financial aid is available to all students enrolled in SLU s programs, including federal loans, grants and scholarships. MBA students can submit a FAFSA application for federal aid. SLU also offers a discounted rate for those in the military, and accepts veterans benefits and military tuition assistance for eligible students.

Why Saint Leo University?

SLU is a regionally accredited institution that has been educating students for more than a century. SLU is committed to providing a solid liberal arts education that is based in the tradition of Benedictine values and has the same high standards when it comes to its online programs. The online MBA program features the same curriculum as the on-campus programs with the additional option of several industry-relevant concentrations. SLU is committed to providing online students with an education that emphasizes personalized attention, faculty interaction and leadership development.

Along with online learning, SLU offers campus-based schooling opportunities at its main campus in Saint Leo, Fla. where more than 1,000 students pursue their education. SLU also has 17 education centers located in California, Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas and Virginia. Purposed to accommodate adult learners who are looking to earn their associate or bachelor s degree, these centers offer flexible course schedules through classes that take place in the evenings and on weekends.

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Saint Luke’s Home Care – Hospice #motel #bedspreads

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Hospice Care

When medical science can no longer add more days to a patient’s life, hospice care can add more life to each remaining moment. We work with patients, their families, and physicians to make the end of life a time of comfort, enrichment, and love.

Our hospice nurses help the patient control and direct their end-of-life care. They provide peace of mind, dignity, and comfort on the patient’s terms—often in their own home. The hospice team provides medical, emotional, and spiritual support to not only the patient, but also the patient’s family.

Saint Luke’s Hospice is known for its:

  • Nursing, health aides, social services, and bereavement staff whose experience and certifications are concentrated in end-of-life care
  • Care in the comfort of patients’ homes
  • Access to consultative care 24 hours a day, seven days a week
  • Supportive staff for the family, including counseling and grief support, continuing after the death of the patient
  • Saint Luke’s Hospice House

Our multidisciplinary hospice team uses the latest methods of pain and symptom control to enable the patient to live as fully and comfortably as possible. The Journey to Light (PDF) can help you understand symptoms and changes at the end of life and provide information for comfort measures, as well as helpful guidance for caregivers and family members.

Specialized services

In addition to our hospice services, we offer specialized programs:

  • Bereavement services. We offer support to family members of the deceased for 18 months or longer after death to help them cope with their pain and loss.
  • Veteran-to Veteran Program. We honor patients who have served our country by providing veteran volunteers from the same military branch who visit and present them with appreciation plaques.
  • Music therapy. This specialized therapy helps hospice patients relax and reduce their pain. It also helps patients with Alzheimer’s or dementia express themselves when they can no longer speak.

Our team

Our hospice team includes:

  • Physicians
  • Nurse practitioners, registered nurses, and licensed practical nurses
  • Social workers
  • Chaplains
  • Bereavement counselors
  • Neonatal bereavement
  • Home health aides
  • Music therapists
  • Trained volunteers

Contact us

There are many factors to think about before entering hospice care. We want you to understand your options. For more information, call 888-303-7576.

Payment

We are a faith-based, nonprofit hospice agency. We are certified for Medicare and Medicaid patients. We also accept commercial insurance and private pay.

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Locations

Corporate office
3100 Broadway St, Ste 1000
Kansas City, MO 64111
816-756-1160 or 888-303-7576 phone
816-756-0838 fax

South office
1302 S Main St, Ste 2
Ottawa, KS 66067

West office
1004 Progress Dr, Ste 150
Lansing, KS 66043

North office
601 S 169 Hwy
Smithville, MO 64089

Northeast office
893 Fairway Dr
Chillicothe, MO 64601

  • Home Care: 816-756-0838
  • Infusion Pharmacy: 816-532-7754
  • Hospice Palliative Care: 816-756-2596

*Please speak with an intake coordinator on the weekends to obtain best fax number.





Minnesota State – Career and Technical Education #minnesota, #msu, #university, #midwest, #twin


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Career and Technical Education

Quick Links

Welcome to Career and Technical Education (CTE) at Minnesota State. We partner closely with the Office of College and Career Success at the Minnesota Department of Education to prepare students to enter high skill, high wage or high demand employment in Minnesota.

What’s new?

  • The 2017 CTE Works! Summit Call for Proposals is Open
    Get full details on how to submit your conference proposal and register at cteworksminnesota.org .
  • Consortium Perkins Plan Opens March 1st
    Consortium leaders will submit their plan on WebGrants
  • CTE Student Success Infographic Released (January 2017 Edition)
    This CTE Student Success infographic is a collaboration between Minnesota State and Minnesota Department of Education.
  • The iSPEAK CTE Blog
    We invite you to peruse our blog on all things related to career trends, the future job market, and higher education in Minnesota.

What’s New?

Toll-free: 800-456-8519
International: +1-651-5560596
MN Relay: 800-627-3529


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Minneapolis – St. Paul prime places for Creative Odd Performances

Minneapolis – St. Paul prime places for Science History

History Center – St. Paul – more depth than Lake Superior or a list of dates (see history list below)
Science Museum of Minnesota – St. Paul – galleries feature the human body and other fossils (IMAX-2D )

Sea Life Aquarium – Bloomington – Mall of America – formerly Underwater World (coupons at Subway Cub)
Mysteries of the Rainforest – caiman crocodiles, poison dart frogs, piranha, tortoises
Wabasha Street Caves – storied histories of the seedier days of St. Paul and Castle Royal

Minneapolis – St. Paul prime places for Culture

Native American
Mendota Mdewakanton Dakota Tribe. 340 River Road, Mendota, MN 55150 651-452-4141
Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe. Mille Lacs Band Gov’t Center, 43408 Oodena Drive, Onamia, MN 56359 320-532-4181
Minneapolis American Indian Center. 1530 E Franklin Av, Minneapoli,s MN 55404 612-879-5913
Prairie Island Mdewakanton Dakota. 5636 Sturgeon Lake Road, Welch, MN 55089
Saint Paul American Indian Magnet School. 1075 3rd Street E, St Paul, MN 55106 651-778-3100
Shakopee Mdewakanton Tribe. 2330 Sioux Trail NW, Prior Lake, MN 55372 952-445-8900
Winona Dakota Unity Alliance. Box 393, Winona, MN 55987

Hmong ( MN history )
Hmong Academy Charter School. 1515 Brewster St, St Paul, MN 55108 651-209-8002
Hmong American Partnership. 1075 Arcade Street, St Paul, MN 55106 651-495-9160
Hmong Archives. 343 Michigan Street, St Paul, MN 55102 651-621-5469
Hmong Cultural Center. 995 University Av W #214, St Paul, MN 55104 651-917-9937
Hmong Freedom Celebration – J4, Lao Family Community of MN, 320 University Av W, St Paul 55103 651-221-0069
Hmong Times. Box 9068, St. Paul, MN 55109 651-224-9395
Hmong Today (Xov-Xwm Hmoob), 1552 White Bear Av, St Paul, MN 55106 651-489-0021
Hmong Village (market, food court, shopping mall), 1001 Johnson Parkway, Saint Paul, MN 55106 651-771-7886

Somali( MN history )
Confederation of Somali Community. 420 15th Av S, Minneapolis, MN 55454 612-605-3222
Ka Joog (artists), at The Southern Theater, 1420 Washington Av S, Minneapolis, MN 55454 612-460-5628
St. Cloud Somali Radio (KVSC 88.1FM), 720 – 4th Av S, 27 Stewart Hall, SCSU, St. Cloud, MN 56301 320-308-4748
Somali Action Alliance. 2525 Franklin Av E #100, Minneapolis, MN 55406 612-455-2185
Somali Artifact Cultural Museum. 1516 E Lake St, Minneapolis, MN 55407 612-998-1166
Somali Senior Center. 3015 Ceder Av S, Minneapolis, MN 55407 612-208-0636
Suuqa Karmel Somali Mall (shopping), 2936-2944 Pillsbury Av S, Minneapolis, MN 55408 612-722-1480

Minneapolis – St. Paul media

Minneapolis – St. Paul best coupons (printable coupons – no signups, no installations)

Events in Minnesota History

January 5 – Walter Mondale born in Ceylon, MN in 1928
January 19 – Tippi Hedren born in New Ulm in 1931
January 21 – Largest protest (Women’s March) in 2017
February 2 – Record cold -60 in 1996
February 7 – Sinclair Lewis born in Sauk Centre in 1885
February 24 – Mitch Hedberg born in St. Paul in 1968
March 1 – 1st MN Capitol burned in 1881
March 3 – MN becomes a territory in 1849
March 3 – Jessica Biel born in Ely in 1982
March 18 – Peter Graves born in Minneapolis in 1926
March 24 – Louis Anderson born in Minneapolis in 1953
April 20 – Jessica Lange born in Cloquet, MN in 1949
April 21 – Prince died in 2016
April 23 – John Dillinger shootout in Hastings in 1934
May 11 – MN becomes 32nd state in 1858
May 24 – Bob Dylan born in Duluth in 1941
May 28 – Latest snow in 1965
June 7 – Prince born in Minneapolis in 1958
June 13 – Mick Jagger met Jimmy Hutmaker in Excelsior who said, “You can’t always get what you want,” in 1964
July 6 – Prairie Home Companion – 1st live broadcast in 1974
July 6 – Philando Castile was killed by a police officer in 2016
July 10 – Edward Lowe, inventor of Kitty Litter, born in 1920
July 15 – Jesse Ventura born in Minneapolis in 1951
July 23 – Snowman built in North St Paul in 1974
August 1 – I-35W bridge collapses over Mississippi River in 2007
August 5 – Loni Anderson born in St Paul in 1945
August 7 – Garrison Keiller born in 1942
August 11 – Mall of America opens in 1992
September 1 – Fire burned the pine forests of Hinckley in 1894
September 2 – 1st open heart surgery at UofMN in 1952
September 2 – VP Teddy Roosevelt gives Speak Softly speech at MN State Fair in 1902
September 6 – Robert Pirsig born in Minneapolis in 1928
September 7 – Jesse James gang attempts to rob Northfield bank in 1876
September 15 – Earliest snow in 1916
September 19 – Mary Tyler Moore show 1st airs in 1970
September 24 – F Scott Fitzgerald born in St Paul in 1896
September 24 – Kevin Sorbo born in Mound, MN in 1958
September 25 – Cheryl Tiegs born in Breckenridge, MN in 1947
September 30 – Mayo Clinic opens in 1889 (as St Mary’s)
October 2 – 1st Peanuts comic strip in 1950
October 4 – Rachael Leigh Cook born in Minneapolis in 1979
October 6 – 1st indoor shopping mall – Southdale – opens in 1956
October 25 – Marion Ross born in Watertown in 1928
October 25 – MN Twins win World Series in 1987
October 25 – Senator Paul Wellstone dies in 2002
October 29 – Winona Ryder born in Olmsted County in 1971
October 31 – 21 inches of snow in 24 hours in 1991
November 13 – Steve Zahn born in Marshall, MN in 1967

November 24 – Mystery Science Theater airs on KTMA in 1988
November 26 – Charles Schultz born in Minneapolis in 1922
December 26 – Dakota executions in Mankato in 1862

September seems the busiest month in Minnesota history. I don’t know why.


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Kevin Johnson’s charter schools have long angered unions. Now teachers there may join one.

By Loretta Kalb

May 03, 2017 10:12 AM

A majority of teachers at the St. Hope Public Schools charter system have signed a petition to become members of the Sacramento City Teachers Association, the labor union announced Wednesday.

If completed in the coming months, as SCTA officials expect, the marriage of the activist-style teachers union and the charter school system founded by former Mayor Kevin Johnson would be an odd pairing within the Sacramento City Unified School District.

No other independent charter schools in the district have unionized, and education labor leaders have long been critical of Johnson and his wife, Michelle Rhee. The Sacramento teachers union has remained an ardent opponent of St. Hope since it won school board approval to convert Sacramento High School to a charter campus in 2003.

Rhee is a prominent advocate for charter schools, chairs the board for St. Hope and is the former chancellor for Washington, D.C. public schools, where she drew controversy for bucking the teachers union.

“It used to be insurance companies and the trial lawyers doing the big fight,” said Sacramento political consultant Andrew Acosta. “Now you have this becoming much more of teachers unions vs. charter school playing itself out.”

The Sacramento teachers union has eyed St. Hope schools for years. John Borsos, executive director for the labor group, said there have been periods since the school system was created more than a decade ago that educators expressed an interest in trying to organize.

“From the moment St. Hope was created, there was always a belief that if educators decided it was right for them, then being unionized made sense,” Borsos said.

St. Hope has more than 1,600 students and 100 teachers in four schools: Sacramento Charter High, P.S. 7 Middle School, P.S. 7 Elementary and Oak Park Prep. Its largest school – the high school – has more than 900 students and occupies the former campus of Sacramento High School. The city’s oldest high school, Sacramento High faced possible state takeover in 2003. It closed in June and reopened the next fall as a charter. Within a few years, its graduation rates improved and academic performance improved and its dropout rates fell. By 2009, more than 70 percent of its graduating class was accepted to a four-year college.

Stephanie Farland, a consultant on charter school oversight in California, said she sees the benefits that students can receive when there is no labor agreement. But she also sees the price that young or new teachers pay because of high involvement, home visits and long hours.

“Charter schools often are successful because they have highly engaged and involved staff,” said Farland, executive director of Sacramento-based Collaborative Solutions for Charter Authorizers, which works with school districts and county education offices in California.

One of the reasons, she said, is that “most charters don’t have union rules they have to follow. They really work the teachers pretty hard.”

That translates into historically high turnover rates and burnout, she said. “While they are there, they are doing a great job,” Farland said. “But once they burn out, there are really no protections for them.”

She said she understands the need for teachers to be paid well and fairly. “But for the charters that are successful and have high expectations for teacher involvement, I think unionization is going to hurt that.”

Statewide, about 30 percent of charter schools had some form of collective bargaining agreement or representation in 2015, according to the California Charter Schools Association.

“I think it has a lot to do with the national political context,” Borsos said. “I think there’s a lot of uncertainty and concern. And I think that one thing the labor movement has represented is stability, job security and professional advocacy. And the national turmoil has percolated down into the communities. I think people are feeling the turbulence.”

Borsos said the labor group expects that “when people see the success that St. Hope educators have,” teachers at other charters will want to join in.

The SCTA cited a lack of transparency and high turnover as key issues with the St. Hope system.

Kingsley Melton, a law and public service teacher at Sacramento High, was among those who talked to co-workers about signing the SCTA petition.

“It was not easy,” Melton said of those conversations. “But it was easy to talk about the issues. We’re all in agreement: teacher turnover, lack of voice in the decision-making process involving kids and financial transparency.”

Melton, 40, said some teachers were worried about their own job security. But he said he and others are devoted to the school.

“I do believe wholeheartedly in our school’s mission and vision,” he said, describing the mission as providing students skills and the mindset to graduate from college. “I see unionizing as the best way to do that.”

Dominique Amis, chief operating officer for St. Hope, said in an email that any unionization may change the culture of success in the school system.

“We recognize that there are improvements we can make to ensure our staff feel valued and supported,” she wrote. “We think the best way to do this is through direct, collaborative conversations and actions with our staff rather than combative contract negotiations driven by external parties. The flexibility, autonomy, and collaborative environment we have built at St. Hope has dramatically improved the academic performance and outcome for our students.”

She said that any form of unionization “may challenge the environment and culture of success we have built and prioritize the desires of adults over the needs of our students.”

Amis cited the high school’s strong record of graduating more college-eligible African American male students than all other high schools in the district. The college-eligible rate for the entire high school, she said, is 98 percent. In 2003, by contrast, just 39 percent of the graduating class was college eligible, she said. The high school serves a mostly minority population.

SCTA submitted a petition signed by a majority of teachers, psychologists and counselors to the state Public Employment Relations Board on Friday.

J. Felix De La Torre, general counsel for the employment relations board, said the agency sent a letter to St. Hope Public Schools on Tuesday asking administrators to post notices of the labor effort at school sites for 15 working days.

De La Torre said the school system has the option of filing an objection to the unionization based on procedural or other grounds, and those objections would be investigated.

St. Hope also has 20 days to provide the agency with a list of all employees in the proposed labor unit and their job classifications.

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From the East Highway One

Immediately after the Harbour Bridge take exit 120, Digby Ferry. Proceed straight along Market Place until it ends. Take a right onto St. John Street and follow St. John Street until it becomes Dufferin Row (at the school on your right). Proceed along Dufferin Row. Hospice is located at 385 Dufferin Row on the corner of Dufferin Row and Chapel Street, directly across from Assumption Church. Turn left onto Chapel Street and use the Chapel Street entrance to the Hospice.

From the West Highway One

Take the last exit prior to the Harbour Bridge, exit 120, Digby Ferry. Proceed straight along Ludlow Street. Take a right onto St. John Street and follow St. John Street until it becomes Dufferin Row (at the school on your right). Proceed along Dufferin Row. Hospice is located at 385 Dufferin Row on the corner of Dufferin Row and Chapel Street, directly across from Assumption Church. Turn left onto Chapel Street and use the Chapel Street entrance to the Hospice.

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Directions – Saint Barnabas Hospice and Palliative Care Center – New Jersey

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SAINT BARNABAS HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE CENTER (SBHPCC)


95 Old Short Hills Road, West Orange, NJ 07052 – Telephone: 973-322-4800

SBHPCC is located in the Saint Barnabas Corporate Building, opposite the Saint Barnabas Medical Center emergency room. We are conveniently accessible from either South Orange Avenue or Northfield Avenue. The guard will direct you straight past the desk to our offices.

From Garden State Parkway(North and South).

Take Exit 145 – The Oranges-Route 280 West.

From 280 West, take Exit 6A – Laurel Avenue.

From the exit, continue straight on Laurel Avenue (which eventually becomes Shrewsbury Drive, then East Cedar).

SBHPCC is 3.3 miles from Exit 6A, and will be on your left.

From New Jersey Turnpike(North and South).

Take Exit 15W to Route 280 West.

Take Exit 6A – Laurel Avenue, and follow the directions above.

Alternately, individuals may wish to exit at Route 78 West, then follow directions below.

From Route 287(North and South).

Exit at Route 10.

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From Route 80 East .

Exit at Route 280 East.

Take Exit 6A – Laurel Avenue, and follow the directions above.

Take Exit 47 for Route 24 West.

Take Exit 7 and continue to JFK Parkway, following signs to Livingston.

Turn right at the light onto South Orange Avenue.

Turn left at second traffic light onto Old Short Hills Road.

SBHPCC will be on your right at the next traffic light.

Exit near the Short Hills Mall onto Route 24 West.

Take Exit 7C to JFK Parkway, following signs to Livingston.

Turn right at the light onto South Orange Avenue.

Turn left at second traffic light onto Old Short Hills Road.

SBHPCC will be on your right at the next traffic light.