Choose Tallahassee winner welcomed by fellow educators

Tallahassee educators welcomed Loujean Nelson to Tallahassee at a luncheon hosted by Dr. Sally Butzin, founder of the Project CHILD instructional program. Loujean was a Project CHILD teacher in Chicago before her retirement, and several local CHILD educators gathered to celebrate with her.

Loujean and her husband Glenn submitted the winning video to the Choose Tallahassee Contest ( that resulted in a year’s free rent and a host of special prizes to promote the joy of retiring to this wonderful community. The Nelsons are planning to settle here permanently.

Project CHILD (which stands for Changing How Instruction for Learning is Delivered), has been implemented in elementary schools across the country. Project CHILD is a unique system that employs team teaching, multi-year continuous progress, subject specialization, hands-on active learning, and the integration of technology.

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