September 02, 2014

Ron Brogan’s Ice Bucket Challenge, Assisted by Adorable Little Charmers

Posted on August 28, 2014 by in Spotlight

Ronald Brogan, D.A.R.E. America Regional Director responsible for Region #1, in his Ice Bucket Challenge. Ron’s assistants are the cutest and most adorable ever seen on any ALS challenge video! [jwplayer player="3" playlistid="15365"]

ALS Challenge: John Lindsay and Three Buckets of Ice

Posted on August 27, 2014 by in Spotlight

John Lindsay, D.A.R.E. America Regional Director responsible for Region #2, in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Lindsay challenged D.A.R.E. President of Development Tom Hazelton, Ron Carter, and Nick Rodriguez. He wrote, “Tom/Ron/Nick, you have been challenged.  The 24 hour clock starts now.” [jwplayer player="3" playlistid="15357"]

D.A.R.E. CEO Takes On The Ice Bucket Challenge!

Posted on August 26, 2014 by in Spotlight

Watch Drug Abuse Resistance Education President and CEO Frank Pegueros perform the Ice Bucket Challenge! The D.A.R.E. CEO also issued the challenge to the D.A.R.E. America Regional Directors: Scott Gilliam, Mike Lien, Ron Brogan, John Lindsay, and Lloyd Bratz. [jwplayer player="2" playlistid="15279"]

Photos from the 27th D.A.R.E. International Training Conference

Posted on July 31, 2014 by in 27th International Conference, Spotlight

Photos from the 27th D.A.R.E. International Training Conference held in July 2014 at the beautiful Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center, in Grapevine, Texas near the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. The D.A.R.E. Training Conference provided opportunities for attendees to gain enhanced knowledge, useful strategies, and practical skills that will have a positive impact within the schools and local […]

National Sheriffs’ Association Supports the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) Program

Posted on July 12, 2014 by in News, Spotlight

The National Sheriffs’ Association passed a resolution to support the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) program. Below is a copy of the resolution.

National Sheriffs’ Association Supports the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) Program

The Power of One: The Role of the D.A.R.E. Officer to Get to the Heart of Education

Posted on July 9, 2014 by in Spotlight

By Stephen Sroka Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all……  Aristotle Many at-risk students in schools are crying for help with their real life issues, and yet many educators respond with an emphasis on academic proficiency skills. With today’s stress on academic achievement at all costs with little regard for […]

The Myths of Smoking Pot

Posted on June 26, 2014 by in News, Spotlight

From her perch as head of the National Institute on Drug Abuse in Bethesda, Nora Volkow watches anxiously as the country embarks on what she sees as a risky social experiment in legalizing marijuana. Left: In this June 19, 2014 photo, freshly packaged cannabis-infused peanut butter cookies are prepared for casing, inside Sweet Grass Kitchen, a well-established gourmet marijuana edibles […]

Pope Says Just Say No to Legalizing Drugs

Posted on June 20, 2014 by in News, Spotlight

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis condemned the legalization of recreational drugs as a flawed and failed experiment on Friday, lending his voice to a debate which is raging from the U.S. to Uruguay and beyond. Francis told delegates to a drug-enforcement conference in Rome that even limited attempts to legalize recreational drugs “are not […]

Guntown Teacher is D.A.R.E.’s Tops in Nation

Posted on June 15, 2014 by in 27th International Conference, Mississippi, News, Spotlight

GUNTOWN – Julia Smith spent the past 20 years teaching sixth-graders and police officers alike. Her dedication to both sets of students earned her this year’s National D.A.R.E. Educator of the Year. Smith, a recently retired classroom teacher at Guntown Middle School, teaches law enforcement officers in the D.A.R.E. program how to work with students […]

State of Virginia Officially Recognizes Work of D.A.R.E. and Virginia State Police

Posted on May 28, 2014 by in Hometown, News, Spotlight, Virginia

On May 22, 2014, in an award ceremony held at the State Police Academy in Virignia, State Delegate Terry Austin and State Senator William Carrico presented a joint house and senate resolution recognizing the work of D.A.R.E. and the Virginia State Police over the years. At right, Colonel W. Steven Flaherty, Virginia State Police Superintendent, and […]