Why teach?

  “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” – Nelson Mandela.    My overarching goal in education is to help kids to believe that they can do anything they set their minds to. The important reasons why I would like to become a teacher are I want everyone

Teacher exploration course leads to lessons in diversity and community building

(Adapted from speech) This past fall I took the Exploring the Teaching Profession Course. I took this class because I was considering becoming a teacher. In this class we learned about the importance of establishing positive relationships with students and how to build community in the classroom.From this class I had the opportunity to go

Ashanti Branch

Ashanti Branch wasn’t originally going to be a teacher. He studied Civil Engineering in college and went on to become a construction project manager. Goals changed, however, when Branch began tutoring struggling students. He found an untapped passion for education and changed careers, becoming a math teacher instead. In his first year of teaching, he