Letter: I teach thanks to those who taught me
Last updated 5/17/2017 at Noon
To each of my teachers:
This past weekend, I graduated from university thanks to you. You may or may not remember me, but at some point, I sat in your classroom for nine months.
I earned an education degree, and during my coursework, I worked in countless classrooms, observed talented teachers and dreamed about my future classroom. One realization I have made is that teachers do their jobs diligently, with tremendous heart, and receive little thanks.
At home in Mukilteo during Winter Break, I laid awake one night, astounded at the incredible milestone quickly approaching once I returned...