Teacher Spotlight

Grade: 4   l   Subject: Science / Math / Virginia Studies / LA

 

John B. Cary Elementary School
Richmond, Virginia


Teaching Motto: Children are not empty vessels to be filled, but candles to be lit.

 

If you could have any person (living, dead or fictional) as a principal, who would it be?

Mrs. Frizzle! We would have the best field trips!

What profession other than your own would you most like to attempt?

I'd like to be a chef. Food is a way to connect to people and make them happy.

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Grade: MS   l   Subject: Math

 

Heritage Middle School
St. Paul, Minnesota

 

What is the greatest misconception about teachers?

We don't do anything in the summer and we all love to drink coffee.

 

How did you know you wanted to be a teacher?

In 8th grade, I started tutoring some 6th graders. I liked it a lot then too..

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jennifer evans
Grade: K  l   Subject: General

 

Emerson Open Magnet School

Witchita, Kansas

 

What are three things every teacher should own?

A sense of humor, lots of books, and all the technology you can find! 

If you could have any person (living, dead or fictional) as a principal, who would it be?

Anyone who loves children and works for them every day.

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Teacher Spotlight Mrs. Lorna Gomes
Grade: 4   l   Subject: General

 

Lanikai Elementary Public Charter School
Kailua, Hawaii

 

How did you know you wanted to be a teacher?

I knew I wanted to be a teacher since I was a little girl. My father was a teacher and school came very easily to me.

 

What profession other than your own would you most like to attempt?

An artist.

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Grade: 4   l   Subject: General

 

Holy Spirit Prep

Atlanta, Georgia

 

Teaching Motto:  "I cannot teach anybody anything, I can only make them think." -- Socrates

 

What profession other than your own would you most like to attempt?

Psychologist or Sales (but it would have to be a product that I felt passionate about).

 

How did you know you wanted to be a teacher?

I LOVE children, I LOVE to learn, and I REMEMBER how difficult it was to learn from a teacher that was not passionate about her vocation!

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Grade: 2    l   Subject: General


John M. Sexton Elementary School

Saint Petersburg, Florida

 

If you could have any person (living, dead or fictional) as a principal, who would it be?

Walt Disney. He has amazing ideas to make the world a better and happier place. I think he would share positive ideas and be a great principal!


What profession other than your own would you most like to attempt?

I would love to work at a non-profit such as Make-A-Wish Foundation, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, or Special Olympics. I enjoy donating my time to these organizations and feel it must be very rewarding to work for them.entertain but educate the audience.

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