Whenever I think about who inspired me to become a writer, my second-grade teacher comes to mind.
When I think about who inspired me to think critically, and ask questions, a high school teacher comes to mind.
When I think about who will shape and influence my children over the years, teachers come to mind.
The importance and value of great teachers cannot be understated. These dedicated servants to education can make all the difference in the lives of our children.
I have long had a deep respect for this profession, yet, I never fully understood the depth of work and devotion to this career, until I got my hands on a copy of Schooled: A Love Letter to the Exhausting, Infuriating, Occasionally Excruciating Yet Somehow Completely Wonderful Profession of Teaching. Continue reading