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Welcome to NEP's Video Library. Video clips posted here are free for your use if you are an educator or educational support agency. If you want to use NEP videos for professional development purposes, but will not have internet access for your presentation, contact Mia Sanchez about getting these videos on DVD for a nominal charge.


OPERATION MAGELLAN ANNOUNCEMENT
NEP and a coalition of educators all over the world work to help career academies circumnavigate the globe! "Now career academies know no boundaries."
Run Time - 8:56


PROJECT NEW HOPE CHALLENGE! MUSIC VIDEO
See what happens when six schools from four nations band together to raise travel funds for Afghan career academy educators! Join NEP's Project New Hope Challenge!
Run Time - 11:26


OPERATION MAGELLAN - Nov 2 Introduction Video (short)
On November 2, 2012, NEP announces a major initiative for Career Academies called "Operation Magellan." This abbreviated version of the introduction video parallels the progress of the Magellan Expedition with the progress of Career Academies.
Run Time - 4:52


NEP MESSAGE TO AFGHANISTAN - First Career Academy
NEP Executive Director, Mark A. Thompson, addresses Afghanistan on the launch of the new U.S. Embassy funded career academy at the Kandahar Institute of Modern Studies. Address given on February 19, 2013.
Run Time - 4:53


CHARLES W. BOWSER AWARD - 2012
In honor of NEP's 15th birthday, during an online international gathering, the Honorable Ehsanullah Ehsan was awarded with NEP's highest honor. Mr. Ehsan earned this by starting career academies in Afghanistan, and promoting equal opportunity and education for young Afghan women. This video was used as introduction and background on both Charles W. Bowser and Ehsanullah Ehsan.
Run Time - 12:18


VIGOR is BIGGER than RIGOR
NEP's Mark A. Thompson challenges conventional wisdom on the concept of rigor. He illustrates the differences between rigor and vigor, and outlines the components of vigorous instruction. This is a clarion call for educators to go for more and raise the bar to academic vigor. (Academic Vigor is the fifth of the 5 Keys for Successful Career Academies.)
Run Time - 9:48


CAREER ACADEMIES GO TO AFGHANISTAN
The announcement from the NEP Lab School in New York City on October 1, 2010 changed the trajectory of career academies forever. The first Philadelphia-model career academy outside of the United States was kicking off in Kandahar, Afghanistan! This video is a slide show of photos from Afghanistan juxtaposed with photos from the event in New York City.
Run Time - 4:33


A PAINFUL DISCOVERY
Take a poignant journey of introspection with Colorado Commissioner of Education, Dwight Jones. He tells how he expected to experience racism when he was named the first black principal of a high school. Where he found it surprised him.
Run Time - 5:13


MISTAKEN IDENTITY
Colorado Commissioner of Education, Dwight Jones, provides an amusing anecdote about an elementary school student who mistook him for a famous American he had been studying.
Run Time - 1:34