Hippo Nation Human Capital Courant

Serve. Lead. Empower.

Volume XXIII

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Mission Statement:

Hippo Nation inspires excellence in academics, character, and community!

Vision Statement:

Hutto ISD aspires to be the premier choice in education through innovation, leadership, and diversity.

Advocate for Public Education with Policy Makers!

Show YOUR strong support for public ed by:

1) sign here in advocacy: https://p2a.co/7NID41W & 2) Text the link/post on social media to support.

Thank you for being such a strong supporter; reach out to JHoover@ryht.org for any ?s!
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17 NEW Guest Educators at last month's Guest Educator Orientation with HR Generalist, Mrs. Kristin Gardner.

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Help us spread the word! We'd love to have others join us as well!

Let them know:

$120 a day (through May 2021)

Apply as a Guest Educator at www.hipponation.org/jobs

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Congratulations to our Hutto High School Cafeteria Team; You're AMAZING! Thank you for all you do!

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Thank you for all you do and congratulations on your Department Spotlight; We appreciate you more than words can share!

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Congratulations to Mrs. Stephanie Orton, our very own Blended Learning Project Coordinator, for her M.Ed. in Instructional Design & Technology from the American College of Education!! Way to go! We're so proud of you!

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Congratulations to Bre’Ana Stafford, our very own amazing Educator, who graduated with her Masters in Educational Leadership, specializing in Social Justice! She graduated with Honors, obtained a Principal Certification and is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.! Way to go! We're so proud of you!

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Welcome to our new hires! We're so honored to have you; Thank you for being in #HipponNation!

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Grand Canyon University Scholarships:

College of Education: https://www.gcu.edu/college-of-education.php

Below are the Grand Canyon University tuition scholarships and start dates for the month of January. Please let me know if you have any questions or concerns. Thank you for your time and consideration. Have a great day! Refer someone to attend Grand Canyon University at: http://www.gcu.edu/c/claudia.barros

January Scholarships:

  • All January start dates (11, 18 & 25) for new Undergraduate programs will receive a 25% tuition scholarship.
  • All January start dates (7, 14, 21 & 28) for new Graduate programs in the College of Education will receive an 18% tuition scholarship.

Claudia Barros, MA Human Dynamics

University Development Counselor

Director of Human Capital

What does this position do for Hippo Nation? Serve. Lead. Empower.

Extension 1077 in Hippo Nation connects you directly to me!

- Dr. Almquist (@servingkids)

Here is my bio!

*Your passion, attitude, and touch change eternity.*

What is "Human Capital?"

Human Capital is the people of Hippo Nation and all that each of you bring to enhance the work within this district. According to the Oxford Dictionary it is "the skills, knowledge, and experience possessed by an individual or population, viewed in terms of their value or cost to an organization or country."

What is a "Courant?"

The word courant is an older word which means newspaper! This is our 2020 courant!

Courant also means running according to Merriam-Webster Dictionary. Hippos run. We run to ensure that our students are getting the very best that they deserve and need. We run to ensure that the spirit of the River Horse never dies. If you didn't know, River Horse means Hippo; It is the literal English translation of the Greek word Hippopotamus!

Our Courant will be composed of topics that relate to career pathways, growing us as individuals, and other topics that relate to the human capital component of our work.

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Rick Astley - Never Gonna Give You Up (Video)