As a parent, grandparent, and school board member, I found this article very well worth the read. I highly recommend it to anyone who knows a child!
I am your child’s teacher. My role as educator extends far beyond the walls of my classroom. It is my profession, what I practice. I have chosen to devote the better part of what will be the years that make up my life to educating your child. I take it very seriously and I should; I am a stakeholder in your child’s future.
And so are you. You take it seriously also. You take your role in your child’s life more seriously than probably anyone else ever will. You have spent countless hours modeling empathy and kindness, teaching right from wrong, helping your child learn how to navigate through an increasingly complicated world and spending time to understand who your child is and where he/she is coming from. You do this in order to help guide your child down the path to who he/she will become…
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