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AACTE Holmes Scholars Get Busy on Twitter

AACTE’s Holmes Scholars were busy on Twitter advocating for education policy issues using their hashtags #HolmesScholar and #Holmes19 during Washington Week this month. The students learned how to elevate their voices and research to positively impact future policies for students of color and other marginalized groups during the Holmes Summer Policy Institute, June 3. They wasted little time in implementing these best practices throughout the week’s events particularly during their participation in AACTE’s Day on the Hill. From Facebook Live interviews to Twitter posts, the Holmes Scholars made their voices heard on why it is important for education students to play an active role in advocating for the teaching profession.

The Holmes Scholars have also turned to social media to grow their community and to stay connected year round. You can follow the AACTE Holmes Program on Facebook, on Instagram at @aacteholmesscholars, and on Twitter at @HolmesScholars, and follow the hashtags: #OnceAScholarAlwaysAScholar, #HolmesScholar, and #Holmes19

Another way to receive regular updates about the AACTE Holmes Program is to subscribe to the Scholars Report.  This monthly e-newsletter from the Holmes Scholars Council is distributed via e-mail to current Holmes participants, program alumni, and interested faculty. In addition to current news and events, the Scholars Report publishes committee reports and announcements. Brief articles on technical issues and professional activities of Holmes students, or on other topics of current interest, may be accepted for publication. Announcements and calls for presentations related to conferences and/or meetings of particular interest to Holmes participants may also qualify. As a benefit of membership, Holmes Program institutions may advertise faculty search announcements in this newsletter. You can submit an article to publish in the Scholars Report at https://bit.ly/2WG3AF7. To learn more about the Scholars Report, contact Holmes Historian Reena Patel-Viswanath at patelrb3@email.sc.edu. To subscribe to the e-newsletter, visit https://bit.ly/2Z3rEPH.

If you have questions or ideas about Holmes social media channels, please contact me, Holmes Social Media Coordinator, at cr054417@ohio.edu.

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