“Inherent in our children is the innovation, drive, and imagination that have made, and will continue to make, this country great. By investing energy, talent, and dollars now in the education and training of young Americans – the scientists, statesmen, industrialists, farmers, inventors, educators, clergy, artists, service members, and parents, of tomorrow – we are truly investing in our ability to successfully compete in, and influence, the strategic environment of the future. Our first investment priority, then, is intellectual capital and a sustainable infrastructure of education, health and social services to provide for the continuing development and growth of America’s youth.” A National Strategic Narrative
Dorothy H. Bray, Ed.D. Bray Consulting, DNA of Intellectual Capital, Aliso Viejo, CA, September 14, 2016.
Dorothy H. Bray, Phoebe K. Helm, John Lommel, Being Where History is Happening, 2014 National Assessment Institute, Indianapolis, IN, October 21, 2014.
Dorothy H. Bray, Bray Consulting, Developing Intellectual Capital “Developing Intellectual Capital as a core skill building block of national and global competitiveness potential: A rising educational imperative,” San Clemente, CA, February 5, 2014.
The Transformative Education Forum of the US (TEF-US) is a catalyzing network and leadership platform focused on infusing Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) into the US educational system. TEF-US aims to shift the educational paradigm by promoting and credentialing model K20 initiatives, communicating these principles and practices to a broad audience, and conducting the leadership development needed to impact policy. Learn more and join the efforts at the website. June 2013
The U.S. Department of Education has established its first-ever, fully articulated international strategy. Succeeding Globally Through International Education and Engagement. This 2012-2016 strategy document references the impact of A National Strategic Narrative. The strategy states that fostering an educated and engaged citizenry is a cornerstone of a strong democracy. November 2012
“Ingenuity: A New Super-Skill” by Dorothy Bray, a California educator, and national / global consultant, outlines the critical skill to be enhanced for U.S. Education to contribute to national prosperity and security goals described in the National Strategic Narrative. She can be contacted at www.dhbray.com. November 27, 2012
Joseph Robertson, Education Must Be Leading Priority for Vibrant, Sustainable Future, The HotSpring Network, November 25, 2012
“The principles of sustainability—security, prosperity, well-being, democracy—awaken us to consider why we educate. If sustainability is the ultimate why, then Education for Sustainability is the ultimate how.” — Creative Change Educational Solutions, a national nonprofit organization making sustainability the focus of policy and practice in K20 education.
A response to the National Strategic Narrative, This Education and Prosperity Partnership, written by Dorothy Bray, a California educator, and national / global consultant, outlines the rising crucial role for U.S. Education in developing the “Intellectual Capital” key to national prosperity and security goals described in the National Strategic Narrative. She can be contacted at www.dhbray.com. August 13, 2012
James R. Holbrook, “Designing A National Service Academy,” August 2, 2012
Citizens must commit to the our national reserve — the education of our children CNN Schools of Thought November 23, 2011