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By Bernadette Lauritzen

This is the week is when I fill the well. As you read this column, we are winging our way back from the 2010 Assets conference.
It is a week when I am, “among my people.” Much like an engineer attending an engineering conference, I have the opportunity to be surrounded by 1,500-2,000 youth and adults that are doing this work across the United States and internationally as well.
I equate it to being a large sponge and sucking every possible ounce of inspiration while here. I can get it out of every speaker, session and individual I take the time to lend an ear.
I believe this is my fifth conference, visiting Minnesota, New York and Ohio along the way. This year, we’re spending a little time in Texas, Houston to be exact. The truth is, we may never leave the convention center, as every possible waking moment is spent doing something related to Assets.
You’ll notice that I keep saying, we and normally when I talk about Assets, there’s usually only an I. This year, Los Alamos has a youth attending the conference for the first time.
The goal is to implement ideas at the middle and high school level as seen through the eyes of our youth. So for our first attempt, I decided, for a number of reasons, to take one of my three my sons.


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