Tiffanie Blackmon-Jones

Public Relations and Communications Professional

United States of America

Contact me at [email protected]

PR and Marketing professional with journalistic experience. An enthusiastic team member with experience in event planning, project management, copywriting and editing, media relations, social media campaign development and marketing, and web content development.

Learn more about me at tblackmonjones.com. (Website currently under construction.)

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PISA performance opens discussion on educating diverse demographics | The Hub

Students at the School of Science and Engineering Magnet at the Yvonne A. Ewell Townview Center outperformed every participating country in mathematics and reading and scored only second to Shang Hai in Science on the 2014 PISA, or Programme for International Student Assessment, scores. The exam measures student literacy among 15-year-olds in math, science and reading.

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6 tips to encourage healthy habits for your family | The Hub

Sure, we all know to brush, floss, wash our hands while singing "Happy Birthday" and to get up off the couch every now and then, but in a world where kids spend more and more time engaged in and on their tech devices, parents are more challenged to ensure their children are leading healthy lifestyles.

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Roadmap to the Nov. 3 bond election | The Hub

On Nov. 3, voters will weigh in on a proposed $1.6 billion bond for Dallas ISD that is anticipated to create nine new schools, 326 new classrooms, facilities for a variety of new educational programs, and facility improvements. Click here to see a map of the proposed Dallas ISD projects that are currently anticipated to be funded with bond proceeds.

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BEST OF: Four Dallas ISD Schools Named "Most Transformational" | The Hub

Editor's note: During Dallas ISD's Winter Break, The Hub will take a look back at some of the best and most popular stories. This story was originally published on Sept.18, 2014. Newsweek's Daily Beast has recently recognized four Dallas ISD schools in its list of the "Top 25 Most Transformational Change-Making Schools in the Nation."

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Skyline listed among top football teams in the nation | The Hub

Skyline High School football's hard work and successes have thrust the team into national spotlight with an 18th best composite ranking among high school football teams in the country this season. The composite ranking is an average of the team's rating across various outlets including Max Preps and USA Today.

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DTR candidate reaps reward for staying the course | The Hub

Eric Hale, a third-grade math teacher at David G. Burnet Elementary, almost didn't go through with the Distinguished Teacher Review process. Hale was originally excited about the DTR process, as he believed it would reveal his true effectiveness as a teacher.

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On the road to TEI: A look back at how we got here | The Hub

Dallas ISD's groundwork on the Teacher Excellence Initiative paved the way for the district's implementation of a fair, accurate and rigorous evaluation system and strategic compensation model that has been continuously molded by those it impacts most directly-teachers. Let's revisit Dallas ISD's timeline on the Teacher Excellence Initiative from conception to implementation.

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Students at Lincoln High School get a professional welcome back to school | The Hub

When students and parents arrived at the Lincoln High School Communications and Humanities Magnet on Monday morning, they were greeted by doctors, lawyers, judges, counselors, engineers and entrepreneurs. The wide range of Dallas professionals welcomed students at the request of Lincoln's Head Girls Basketball Coach Carlesa Dixon, a Lincoln alumni turned teacher.

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BOMLA teachers to fuel change at ACE school with TEI foundation | The Hub

Toni Harrison-Kelly and Angela Fulbright have been friends for 15 years. Both work at the Barack Obama Male Leadership Academy, with Fulbright teaching geography, history, and AP world history, and Harrison-Kelly teaching engineering and technology courses. They both say they love the environment at BOMLA, an all-male academy that encourages leadership and brotherhood.

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SOC Bears' duo is golden on and off the court | The Hub

According to the NCAA, each year half a million boys across the U.S. participate in high school basketball. Of those, 3.3 percent will go on to compete to at the college level. Two student-athletes in the Dallas ISD have joined that elite group thanks to persistent academic efforts that have placed them at the top of their graduating class.

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BEST OF: The Hand that Helps | The Hub

Editor's note: During the Thanksgiving holiday, The Hub will take a look back at some of the best and most popular stories from our first semester. This story was originally published on Sept. 11, 2014. The opening day at the John Leslie Patton Jr. Academic Center's Drop-In Center started early.

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Miller Elementary celebrates Hispanic Heritage | The Hub

Young students holding a sea of flags representing Latin countries from around the world paraded around the William B. Miller Elementary School. The parade then led to the school auditorium, which hosted an all-grade level program featuring monologues, dance and music, all in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month.

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Hometown Huddle brings Cowboys' stars to Sanger | The Hub

Students at Alex Sanger Elementary scored a visit from notable Dallas Cowboys alum this week as part of an initiative aimed at promoting youth health and wellness. Former linebacker Bradie James and Super Bowl MVP Larry Brown presented Sanger with a $2,500 grant on behalf of Hometown Huddle, a partnership between United Way and Fuel Up to Play 60, and the Gene and Jerry Jones Foundation.