Professional Teacher/Administrator Profiles

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  • "... I generally begin with the end in mind and think about what I want students to know or be able to do,” Huff said. “Then I design the rest of the unit so my assessments and instruction will help me and my students reach that goal ..."

    Dana Huff

    English Teacher

  • "... There's a huge difference in a child learning something new, versus an adult learning for a new job. That sense of wonder and excitement and awe seems to be lost in adults ..."

    Heidi Befort

    Elementary Teacher

  • "... I can't imagine going one day without learning something new,” Maine said. “For some kids, that's an odd thing to say. They're not used to it ..."

    Louise Maine

    Biology Teacher

  • "... To see kids think things through, and try and think about something in a way they haven't before, or become a better writer ... From a fulfillment standpoint, a bad day of teaching is better than a good day of lobbying ..."

    Hans Hiemstra

    History Teacher

  • "... Get comfortable making mistakes and learning from them," Ackerly said. "Be comfortable with different points of views and diversity ..."

    Rick Ackerly

    High School Principal

  • "... When the class trusts you to guide them and they respond and you know they're working because of how you've established things – it all comes back down to the relationship with students and seeing them grow ..."

    Dave Sladkey

    High School Math Teacher

Why Some Become Teachers

Explore some reasons why people decide to enter the field of education

Reasons frequently change over the course of a career. However, there is one reason that often remains...