At the end of the day, my vision is for students to experience really deep joy in our schools.
I’ve learned so much from my students. They are, ultimately, always the best teachers.
My students are my driving force in this work, and I hope for them, I’m a daily reminder of what it looks like to use your voice and create change any way you know how.
That process -- of searching, of exploring, of finding the right educational fit -- left an impact that still affects me to this day. I learned how powerful really good parents were.
We started with two buses and two routes. So now we have 19 routes, 29 buses.
Everyday I pursue learning as if my life depends on it, because it does.
She was just so happy. And she shot out of line, gave me a huge hug, and ran back on stage to receive her diploma. I just wrote her a recommendation, actually. She started graduate school this past January.
My mom and I used to walk 2.4 miles every Saturday to get to and from our library.
I just wanted to be a part of what my son was a part of. And I stayed because it felt like family.