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When I Grow Up, I’m Going to be a Teacher

    My first day of kindergarten, I came home from school and notified my family that “When I grow up, I’m going to be a teacher.” That focus never changed, and twenty-eight years after meeting my favorite teacher, I still think of her every day. She could never know how many decisions of mine she has shaped.


    Not Yet but Someday

      Teaching is for people who see potential. Teaching is for visionaries. Teaching challenges a person to look past the difficulties that student brings to the classroom each day and see his or her “not yet . . . but someday.”