Category: Pedagogical Passions

How A Boy Named Nick Showed Me My “Why”

by Holly Walker Holly Walker is the AIC at Stuart Academy.  She has worked for 20 years within a school building and hasn’t regretted a single day.  Follow her on Twitter @HollyWalke1. As a senior in high school, I was paired with an ECE class. I had an […]

An Opportunity of a Lifetime

by Johanna Parr Klondike Lane Elementary   johanna.parr@jefferson.kyschools.us When someone asks, “What do you do for a living?” many professionals reply with a simple explanation. An artist says, “I create vivid paintings,” a writer boasts, “I produce engaging novels,” and a musician asserts, “I conceive unforgettable symphonies.” When a teacher is asked the same question, the answer is not quite as simple. Teachers […]