Empowering Students - Transforming Schools
A innovator dedicated to the empowerment of students in Title I schools, Melinda focuses on engaging students with service learning projects and the development of their dreams so they see school as vital to their future. Students stay in school because it becomes important to them. Melinda has tools that might make a difference for you.
"Kindness is for everyone" Melinda Forward's motto. Watch to learn more
April 1st Melinda will be sharing her radical idea about gratitude as a tool for radical change in education. Don't miss this one!
Take a CHALLENGE to connect your school in new ways! #PassYourPositiviityOn with 1,000 Happy Hearts or 1,000 Thank Yous CHALLENGE.
Build Student Voice!
How does a service project impact students' views of school and themselves?
Watch this video to hear some answers.
Engage ALL Students
HOW can your students make change at school? How can they get involved? Do ALL students have a way to participate? Check these powerful Positivity Projects!
The Kindness Club
JOIN US! We are on a mission to Make Magic with kindness so we can build new friendships & spread love.
Grow DREAM Spaces
Where do you share your dreams at school? When students know their dreams and believe they can achieve them, school becomes vital to their future. See how you can give your students space to dream!
Create Global Citizens
World languages can help students see a new world of opportunities for travel and experiencing other cultures. A desire to explore the world and connect with others can give students new excitement about school. Strategies focus on art, music, and storytelling.