When I was in high school there was a chance that I wasn’t going to graduate. I struggled through school and didn’t feel engaged. However, there were two male teachers that I had in high school who helped me on the right path to graduate. Without them I likely wouldn’t be where I am today.
A former student who was an Educators Rising club member in high school persisted through college and graduated with a degree and a teacher license. They returned to the school district and got hired as a high school teacher and is now an Educators Rising Club Advisor, coming full circle from where they started. -Melissa
“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
I’m a mixed race person and I teach creative writing twice a week in a local high school. Many of my students are also mixed race. A lot of the work in our class dealt with identity, culture, and family. At the beginning of the school year, these students were rightfully standoffish. I was new