Disappointed Not Bitterness


Living with disappointment can be challenging. Yet, half of the voters will be disappointed that their candidate will not be the winner in this 2020 Presidential Election.  Our voting process is what defines America from other countries. We have FREEDOM to Disagree or Agree with our political party without FEAR of reprisals or government impunity.Continue reading “Disappointed Not Bitterness”

21st Century Entrepreneurial Literacy


21st Century Entrepreneurial LiteracyKathy ChallisThe University of Texas of the Permian Basin Abstract Students can become successful entrepreneurs during their middle years of development. “According to research identified that leading programs for entrepreneurs education in the United States are Network for Teaching Entreprenueir (NFTE), Young Entrepreneurs, and the Kauffman Foundations program. Youth Venture targets studentsContinue reading “21st Century Entrepreneurial Literacy”

How Hearing Impairment Affects Children in Public General Education Classrooms


How Hearing Impairment Affects Children in Public General Education Classrooms Kathy A. Challis The University of Texas of the Permian Basin Contact Information Email: katchallis2010@hotmail.com Cell: (682) 313-2192 Abstract We will discover the effects of deafness or hearing impairment has a direct impact on learning in a general education classroom. We will discuss accommodations thatContinue reading “How Hearing Impairment Affects Children in Public General Education Classrooms”

Effects of Covid-19 Pandemic on Three Independent School Districts in North Central Texas


As Covid-19 continues to plague our nation and 179 other nations of the world. I present to you the following paper. Effects of Covid-19 Pandemic on Three Independent School Districts in North Central Texas Kathy A. Challis The University of Texas of Permian Basin Abstract The Covid-19 Pandemic Virus had a significant impact on educationContinue reading “Effects of Covid-19 Pandemic on Three Independent School Districts in North Central Texas”

Christian Feelings


Today, I discovered that I had a emotionally scarring series of events 28 years ago while I was in college working on my Bachelor’s Degree. Because I attended a private christian university I allowed more emotional attachment to cloud my thinking processes. I have regret, though it is not my own! When we hear theContinue reading “Christian Feelings”

What is Free Will and Do I Have it?


Free-will. God gave us free-will to choose our own destinies. The Holy Bible, Rom 3: 24, (NIV) states, “This righteousness from God comes through faith in Jesus Christ to all who believe, There is no difference for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God and are justified freely by his graceContinue reading “What is Free Will and Do I Have it?”

Inner Peace Is Within


Maxine always has a way with pithy words that are spot on target. My sweet husband Robert, has Ankylosing Spondylitis and is in considerable pain most of the time. He is taking pain medication which is a new treatment for him, as his lumbar 2-5 vertebrae are deteriorating. Living with chronic debilitating illness is hardContinue reading “Inner Peace Is Within”

Principal v. Teacher Perspectives


  I scored 100% on this assignment. I hope that you learned something useful about the perceptions of principals and teachers. Although they are both in the educational field their responses to similar questions was surprising. Table of Contents Administrator Questions:  Principal Dr. Edythe Leupp, Portland, Oregon. 4 Why did you go into the EducationContinue reading “Principal v. Teacher Perspectives”

Mental Health in the Workplace


Kathy A. Challis Department of Education, The University of Texas of Permian Basin EDCU 6302 Cultural Diversity Media, Myth, Reality- Personal Reflection Paper To: Dr. Jennifer Seybert April 19, 2020 Contents Mental Health in the Workplace. 1 Media. 3 Chapter One. 3 Workplace Violence Has Reached Epidemic Proportion. 5 References. 7 NATIONAL INSTITUTE MENTAL HEALTH…………………………………………………………………………. 8Continue reading “Mental Health in the Workplace”

Tracey Lynn of Kingston, Ontario


The following script was taken from FaceBook, posted by Corey Dorsey. Tracey Lynn asked a question in her comment: “This kinda post just weakens my faith , not to mention disturbs some people with PTSD.. God didn’t save my young daughter, why didn’t he send her someone ?” I would like to try to answerContinue reading “Tracey Lynn of Kingston, Ontario”

1000 Strong and Growing


On July 31st, 2017 developed my blog, https://katchallis.com In October 2018, I had made it to my first goal- 100 people made visits to my blog site. Now, April 10th, 2020, A 1000+ haved viewed my blog site and some kindly left messages; thank you. I write to inform, I write to Inspire, and IContinue reading “1000 Strong and Growing”

If you know of a job….


Part-time to Full time employment I want to teach Reading Literacy classes. I want to reach out to homeless people and homed people to teach life skills such as filling out a job application, filling out a doctor’s registration form, or a passport documentation, or security clearance paperwork. My Credentials: Master of Arts Professional EducationContinue reading “If you know of a job….”

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