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NOVA Training

NOVA Training

Today marks the end of day 1 of a 3 day NOVA Crisis Response Team (CRT) Basic Training (http://www.trynova.org/help-crisis-victim/crisis-training) To live up to a promise I made to the folks in LDRS 1015… I’ll blog a bit about the basics from day 1. We talked a lot about the ways in which those trained to […]

“Connection Precedes Content”

“Connection Precedes Content”

“Connection precedes content.”  This concept appears in author and community organizer Peter Block‘s article “From Leadership to Citizenship” and is one that I believe holds great power for us as students, leaders/citizens, and educators.   In my day to day work with wonderful, passionate, student-leader-citizen-Hokies, I have often said that maybe the implications of “connection precedes […]