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District Back to School Kickoff

ECSD Keynote Speaker The Elbert County School Distrct welcomed back teachers and staff on Wednesday July, 31st.  The Chamber of Commerce provided a fantastic  breakfast. After the breakfast teachers and staff heard from Kaitlin Roig-Debellis.  Kaitlin was  a former  teacher at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newton, Connecticut. Kaitlin inspired the audience by talking about her experiences and "The Power of Positive Choice and Hope". 

     Kaitlin M. Roig-DeBellis is the Founder and  Executive Director of Classes 4 Classes, Inc.,
a 501(c)3 organization. Kaitlin founded Classes 4 Classes knowing that positive social change was needed, and that this needed to begin with the youngest members of oursociety, our K-8 students. Classes 4 Classes is a social networking tool, for every student in the United States to learn: compassion, caring, kindness, empathy,
consideration, through active engagement. Classes 4 Classes has worked with over 12,000 students in 38 states. In 2018 they are expanding to all 50 states. Classes 4 Classes has been featured in People, O Magazine, Fortune, Glamour, Marie Claire,
Good Housekeeping and other national publications.