Northside Elementary chosen for Kuder Galaxy pilot program

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

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School counselor Maolina Yang helped sixth grade student Hailey Busby use the new Kuder Galaxy program on Monday morning.

School counselor Maolina Yang helped sixth grade student Hailey Busby use the new Kuder Galaxy program on Monday morning.
Photo by Janelle Jessen

Northside Elementary School in Decatur is one of 53 schools in Arkansas to be chosen to pilot Kuder Galaxy, an interactive career exploration program for children in kindergarten through sixth grade.

The pilot program will allow school counselors across the state to evaluate the computer program.

If it is successful it will be incorporated into Arkansas Works, Governor Beebe’s workforce education initiative and be available to all elementary schools in Arkansas, according to a letter from Tom Kimbrell, Arkansas Department of Education Commissioner.

Northside Elementary School was the only school in northwest Arkansas selected to participate in the pilot program. It was selected because of counselor Maolina Yang’s outstanding dedication to counseling and engagement in the importance of ...


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