Board of Training Celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Board of Training Celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, subsequent to the Nationwide Mall in Washington, D.C. (Shutterstock picture)

The twenty first Virgin Islands Board of Training (VIBE) needs all instructional companions and stakeholders a Glad New 12 months and continued success with the 2023 studying and social improvement targets.

Jan. 16 will likely be a memorable vacation for us to replicate on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as an activist for social causes: civil & human rights, the economically deprived, and individuals that suffer instructional and different injustices. Dr. King’s efforts and actions have been peacefully demonstrated.

VIBE Chairman Dr. Kyza A. Callwood ask colleges “to organize our college students to emphasise the importance of the vacation by internet hosting speeches, performances, and different celebrations.”

College students in any respect ranges ought to know in regards to the Nobel Peace Prize, boycotts, The March on Washington, non-violence, civil rights, segregation, racism and different related terminology. Dr. King’s well-known quote nonetheless resonates right this moment, “The operate of schooling is to show one to assume intensively and to assume critically. Intelligence plus character–that’s the aim of true schooling.”

These discussions ought to present important insights to help colleges and college students in addressing combating, misunderstandings and violence. Martin Luther King Jr. mentioned, “… you have got come right here out of nice trials and tribulations … {however} … As we stroll, we should pledge that we will all the time march forward. We can’t flip again.”

The twenty first Virgin Islands Board of Training appears to be like ahead to working with the neighborhood to activate ‘Goals’ that can encourage and uplift – Let freedom ring for pupil achievement all through the majestic Virgin Islands.

The Virgin Islands Board of Training’s (VIBE) workplaces in each districts will likely be closed on Monday, Jan. 16, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. VIBE workplaces will resume regular enterprise hours at 8 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 17.

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