In The Spotlight

In The Spotlight for The Month of April 2017

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Ginto on Sound Cloud

Ginto means Golden. "Hit Da Bank"

Tamaad Thompson age 21 asked his father to buy him his first microphone and this is what he came up with, "Hit Da Bank". A student of Queensboro College in Queens, New York,  Tamaad is part of New York City's STEM Program (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). From East Orange, New Jersey to Hollis - Queens, New York this is his first song. Tamaad took off like a fish to water when his father bought him that microphone. He has other songs yet to be released, "Lit 4 Life". Tamaad says, "Nothing can stop you, if you put your mind and heart into it". "Lit 4 Life" is based on this premise of being happy and enjoying what you do for life. We hope we can encourage him to continue. Awesome job Tamaad! Welcome to our spotlight.

The STEM Institute was initiated in 1992 with NASA and CAHSEE support to ensure that Hispanic Americans, female, and other underrepresented minority students achieve academic excellence by means of a continuous programmatic support during their pre-college, undergraduate, and graduate years. The STEM Institute prepares students for the greater demands of college-level study and helps them adjust to campus life. It offers academic and tutoring support services designed to help students prepare for these new challenges.  STEM is a challenging academic enrichment program to encourage talented Latinos, female, and underrepresented minority and disadvantaged high school students currently enrolled in the 9th, 10th , and 11th grades to pursue careers in the field of engineering, computer science, science, business management, entrepreneurs, and mathematics.

Colleges in the STEM Program:

  • Brooklyn College - Brooklyn | The City College of New York - Manhattan | Queensboro College - Queens | York College - Queens | Lehman College - Bronx | John Jay College of Criminal Justice - Manhattan | Baruch College - Manhattan | New York City College of Technology - Brooklyn.

Ginto | On Sound Cloud | Hit Da Bank

Self recorded and did my own thing here for my first song posted. FWM

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"The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination. It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge". -- Albert Einstein


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Plan Canada International | High School of Art & Design | Others | Plant Therapy and many others

The High School of Art & Design

The High School of Art & Design

The High School of Art and Design is a Career and Technical Education high school in Manhattan, New York City.

Art and Design High School is ranked 167th within New York. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Art and Design High School is 42 percent. The student body makeup is 43 percent male and 57 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 88 percent. Art and Design High School is 1 of 523 high schools in the New York City Public Schools.

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Plant Therapy

Plant Therapy

Whether you know nothing about essential oils and are just starting to research them or you have been using them for many, many years, we all have one thing in common: we want the purest and highest quality essential oils available.

There are many companies that sell essential oils. What makes Plant Therapy different? What makes Plant Therapy the best essential oil company?

The PEOPLE. The owners. The management team. The aromatherapist team. The customer service team. The warehouse team. And last but not least, the BEST customers. We go above and beyond just selling the highest quality essential oils. We want to do more. That is why we created the first ever full line of KidSafe® synergies. Formulated by Robert Tisserand, parents can know without a doubt that they are helping bless the lives of their children with the safest and most effective oils on the market for their young ones.

Perks: Wholesale Availability | Use in your yoga class start up | Use in your home | Use in Tea and Book shops | Use in Palm Reading and Psychic shops

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Autism Speaks

Provides resources for families of children with Autism. Advocacy | Social Groups | Education. Families even share their stories.

The Special Olympics

Provides fun and games for individuals with special needs and their families. Championships | Trophies and Ribbons

Global Down Syndrome

Provides education and resources for individuals with Downs and their families.

Plan Canada International

Provides resources, ie: clean drinking water | sponsorship | food for families and children globally.

Susan G. Komen Foundation

Provides health information | Education and other resources for cancer survivors. Both men, women and children.

Planned Parenthood

Provides housing | Education | Healthcare and other resources for parents and their babies.

Housing | Education | Food

This is a petition to United States Congress | Senate | President to reconsider the massive cuts in these program areas. Currently there are millions of people who are homeless nationwide and most are hungry. The folks who will benefit from keeping these programs are the impoverished. The people who barely make ends meet and need a valued education to gain the skills for a better future for themselves and children. We hope to gain a massive amount of signatures so every thing you can do to make certain lonely grandma and grandpa gets meals on wheels and children get after school lunch while their parents work a minimum wage job would assist.

Next to this offer on the left is an opportunity to help young children in St Jude's Children's Research Hospital. The Founder is Danny Thomas. The Research Hospital helps young children who are terminally ill by providing medical services, resources and/or granting a child's medical wish. Most of the children have some form of cancer or some other debilitating disease. Their parents struggle emotionally and financially to help their children. Many entertainers and volunteers help build the spirits of these children. For every item ie: Tshirt you purchase you automatically donate to this hospital. Thank you in advance for your contribution.

Autism Parenting Magazine

Compliments of Valerie who graciously wrote to us

Thank you! We're glad we could help Ms K. Carter.


I have Asperger's Syndrome, but I'm not letting it stop me! My name is K. Carter and I am part high school student, part volunteer-intern-extraordinaire here at EducatorLabs, where I'm getting to help with research and now a bit of outreach!

I'm lucky enough to get work experience, but I know not everyone else with Asperger's and other autistic disorders is so lucky and gets to live such an active life. I get self-conscious around people sometimes though I love to write, but over time I've been coming out of my shell by trying new things. I want others to do the same!

I'm trying to put together resources to help empower others with autism to be confident, social, and able to overcome their obstacles. My goal is to hear back from 25 people who have shared my findings, and then I can get credit for volunteering.
I'm excited to share what I've found so far in hopes that your visitors would find them useful, too (maybe here:!

Autism Speaks Resource Guide;;

Career Assistance for People with Autism;

National Center for Autism Resources & Education

AutismNOW Transition Planning;

Aquatic Therapy for Children with Autism;


If you don't want to hear from me in the future please do reply and let me know, though I hope that won't be the case.

Thanks! K. Carter from: Cary, North Carolina.
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