4 Things Teachers Should Do Before School Starts


For many teachers, the beginning of the school year is both exciting and overwhelming. In the final few weeks of summer, their minds are racing with thoughts of lesson plans, class rosters, assessments, Back-To-School Night, and classroom set up. Before you dive into your classroom theme or your new reading corner, consider the following items […]

Vickie Wilson Hero of the Month: July 2015

NAH July Vickie Wilson

Vickie is a dedicated nurse, and has a big humanitarian heart. Vickie has been involved in many aspects of local and global humanitarian services most of her life.  One reason Vickie is not an average nurse is that she goes above the call of duty. Rarely does she say no to an opportunity to promote […]

California Casualty Partners with California Department of Education

Susan Tom Torlakson Beau Lisa Gold Ribbon Schools 5.19.15

Pictured here from left to right are: Susan Frantz (Group Marketing Team Manager, California Casualty), Tom Torlakson (CA Superintendent), Beau Brown (CEO, California Casualty) and Lisa Almeida (Assistant Vice President Group Marketing, California Casualty) The Association of California School Administrators and California Casualty are mutually committed to serving members who lead great schools. California Casualty […]

What’s Your Excuse? The Story of Traffic Tickets


I think we can all admit that one time or another we’ve been in a hurry and exceeded the speed limit. Sure, it’s not safe, it depletes your gas mileage and you could get a stopped by an officer. And, when it happens your heart is pounding and you are nervous, but apparently you can […]

What’s Cooking? 10 Hot Firehouse Recipes


We’ve often wondered how they do it. We are talking about cooking for the crew at a fire station. Think about it; it’s hard enough preparing food for a family, but it’s even harder for a couple dozen men and women who might have to bolt at a moment’s notice. Any firehouse cook knows preparation […]