I didn't go into education for summers off. I went into education because I discovered this fire within me to help school be a more need-satisfying experience for students. For me as a student, passionate learning happened outside of school hours--when I was holed up in my room discovering incredible stories from our past, dreaming… Continue reading I didn’t go into education for summers off.
I recently had the privilege of doing mock interviews for student teachers at a local college. I so appreciate the opportunity to help them showcase their best selves during an interview. Here is the one thing I want them to walk away with: I don't hire program knowledge or the best rehearsed answers. I hire… Continue reading I don’t hire program knowledge or the best rehearsed answers. I hire people.
Our hearts break when we hear about the challenges you face at home. We see the sadness in your eyes and the slump of your shoulders. It feels like there is nothing we can do to help you. We can't stop your mom and dad from fighting each night. But we can hug you and… Continue reading Let Me Be Your Shield