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Yun Mi Park serves as the Community Engagement Facilitator for the Southern Education Desk. Her previous work includes writing and reporting for a weekly publication, handling technology and business to business accounts at a public relations agency, and serving as the business development director where she worked closely with colleges and universities. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism and Criminology from Auburn University and resides in Atlanta with her husband and Chow Chow Terrier mix, Sasha.

Recent Blog Posts

Photo provided by Robert Ryshke
Education Matters

Participation Counts For 20 Percent Of Your Grade

Southern Education Desk blogger, Robert Ryshke, explores the concept of class participation as a factor in a student's achievement grade. Robert Ryshke is the Executive Director of the Center for...

October 18, 2012 - 12:36pm
Education Matters

To Be Young, Gifted and Bored: Part I

Southern Education Desk friend and blogger, Angelique Fowler, explores some of the challenges surrounding the provision of gifted education for Pre K-12 populations in the South through her own...

October 10, 2012 - 11:11am
Education Matters

Turnaround Schools: How Are They Accomplished?

You’re smart. You pay attention to what’s going on in the world. And you have expertise that can add depth and relevance to our stories and programs. Become a trusted source for the Southern...

September 27, 2012 - 12:50pm
Photo provided by Angelique Fowler
Education Matters

A Tree Grows In Abu Dhabi

Angelique recently reached out to us as a result of hearing Southern Education Desk features on GPB radio. She is an educator who has experience as a homeschooling, public schooling, and private...

September 26, 2012 - 12:25pm
Helicopter crew right before the first safety briefing on the day of the first installation in San Jose de Maipo.
Education Matters

TOHL Project Attempts To Bring Water To All

A few weeks back, a colleague of mine passed along some information around TOHL. It seemed interesting enough, but when I learned more about the water mobilization project, I knew I had to share its...

September 19, 2012 - 11:15am