FL Gov. Scott’s Education Narrative: a Teacher’s Perspective

Post originally ran in a March 2015 edition of the Citrus County Chronicle As Citrus County’s 2015 Teacher of the Year, I had the unique opportunity to participate in an education summit hosted by Governor Rick Scott on February 24th and 25th in the state’s capitol. A portion of the summit was dedicated to a… Continue reading FL Gov. Scott’s Education Narrative: a Teacher’s Perspective

Teaching Hope: The Parable of the Dung-Flingin’ Educator

There once was a man with two children, Despair and Hope. And they couldn’t have been more different. Despair lived her days in utter dread. No matter the circumstance, Despair lacked the ability to see any silver lining. All there was, in Despair’s eyes, were bad happenings and worse happenings. This understandably drove her father… Continue reading Teaching Hope: The Parable of the Dung-Flingin’ Educator