Packing Tools for Success Beyond Middle School

Packing Tools for Success Beyond Middle School

In Packing Tools for Success Beyond Middle School, Essie Childers will be your mentor to help you visualize success on your journey to high school.

About the Book

Often called the ‘tween years, the years between elementary school and high school are exciting, emotional, and challenging. But guess what? You have more power and control during these years than you may think! In Packing Tools for Success Beyond Middle School, Essie Childers will be your mentor to help you visualize success on your journey to high school. This book will help you: Take personal responsibility for your own actions. Eliminate stinkin’ thinkin’ and boost your self-esteem. Improve your respect for yourself and others. Value being involved in school and community activities. Journal your thoughts and map out a plan to succeed now and in the future!

About the Author
Essie Childers

Essie Childers is a Professor of Student Success (Learning Frameworks/Study Skills) and Developmental Reading courses at Blinn College. She is a FutureWorks Fellow at Blinn College. She has taught for 29 years encouraging students to visualize success in order to reach their academic and personal goals.

Essie serves as President of the Texas Community College Teachers Association comprised of over 6,000 teachers and administrators in the state of Texas, the 2014 recipient of CRLA’s Distinguished Teaching Award, and the 2013 On Course Ambassador of the Year Award. She has presented at numerous conferences such as, Cengage, NADE, On Course, NISOD, TCCTA, CRLA, CASP, and AAAE (American Association for Adjunct Educators). Additionally, Essie serves on the QEP Development Team for Blinn College where she presents in collaboration with the Center for Teaching and Learning. Essie is a graduate of The University of Texas at Tyler, Abilene Christian University, and Walden University completing a Graduate Certificate in Adult Learning in 2014.

Essie published her first book, Packing Tools for Success Beyond Middle School, in 2013 and is the founding director of the Young Ladies Success Summit. When she isn’t presenting or researching new teaching strategies, she enjoys watching old movies, traveling, eating at different restaurants with my husband and enjoying the grandchildren.

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