Author Archives: Herb

Teachers are #1

Article by Herb Hunt Recently I was featured on the Slippery Rock University Alumni website. I must admit that I feel honored by this. However, as I reflected on this honor I realized that there were people that disserved the honor more then I. They were all of the elementary … Continue Reading →

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How Prepared are Students for the World after High School

  Industry Based Learning Indicators of the Future Ready PA Index Hosted by Slippery Rock University January 16, 2020 Highlights of the Event 140 Participants Registered that included administrators, counselors, business, community leaders. 75 school districts, organizations and businesses were represented. 95 % completing the evaluation rated the event as … Continue Reading →

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Penn Cambria to use Software to Battle Bullying

  By Ronald Fisher rfisher@tribdem.com Ronald Fisher   Aug 20, 2019 From left, James Budzilek, HIBster’s director of education; Dominic Cannizzaro, CEO of HIBster; state Rep. Frank Burns; and William Marshall, Penn Cambria superintendent, introduce anti-bullying efforts during a news conference held Monday, Aug. 19, 2019, in the Penn Cambria … Continue Reading →

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Frequently asked Questions about HH Education Events

  What does HH Education Events do? HH Education Events provides quality in-service for educators and others on unique and up to date topics at no cost to the participants.   How long has HH Education Events been doing this? 6 years What are some of the events and topics … Continue Reading →

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Reality Check Thoughts by Leonard Rich

Reality Check               Pardon me, but I think this world needs a reality check. In an era of entitled expectations with a limited commitment to the work, young people need to understand that the journey makes the success all that more rewarding. Let us review what the “real world” … Continue Reading →

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Highlights from the April 5, 2019 Event

  How Prepared are Students for the World after High School (2019 edition) Location: Westminster College/Number Registered 92 Information: From everyone who completed the evaluation everyone rated the event as EXCELLENT Participants were asked on the evaluation to share what they learned. The following are a few of the many … Continue Reading →

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The Impact of Social Media on Children

  SLIPPERY ROCK — Thanks to smartphone apps like Snapchat, social media users — especially children and teenagers — are often under the impression that once a photo is seen on Snapchat, that photo is gone forever. But frequent cyberbullying and online human trafficking capabilities say otherwise. According to Phil … Continue Reading →

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The Impact of Mental Health Issues in School: Medicating Children

Here is what some participants said when asked “What did you learn today that you will share with others?” Cell phone psychosis Comparison between Amish families and “us” The difference between normal childhood development vs treatable conditions No fear in young folks today is a huge problem with today’s youth … Continue Reading →

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Why There Is A Teacher Shortage?

During a recent conversation with Dr. Keith Dils, Dean College of Education at Slippery Rock University we discussed the current teacher shortage across the nation. For me it is a repeat of what I experienced in the 1960’s and early 1970’s, when there was also a crisis in finding professionally … Continue Reading →

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A Discussion about School Safety

  Bernie Hoffman in Western Pennsylvania Administrator Emeritus/National Safety Consultant Friday, September 21, 2018 Westminster College, New Wilmington, PA 8:00 AM—Noon TOPIC: What Should be Included in a Good School Preventative Safety Action Plan? This is a TEAM Event. Individual registrations will not be accepted What Bernie has been doing … Continue Reading →

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