Sometimes a normal day can suddenly take a turn to become an inspiring one. In an urban setting it can become challenging to shift the focus away from only seeing the problems and obstacles. However, sitting down with Rigoberto Orozco helped me to remember that despite the difficulties we have, teachers who rise to the occasion and work above and beyond the call of duty greatly impact our students. Here's just another reminder of how much impact a teacher can make in the life of a student and why education is such an important investment in the next generation.
Me: "So what teacher has influenced you the most at CCAHS?"
Rigo: "Mrs. Rose Crowley"
Me: "How so?"
Rigo: "She inspires me. She's passionate about teaching. One time, she broke her toe but kept teaching the rest of the day. Mrs. Crowley and my mom meet after school so they can improve their English and Spanish skills."
Thank you Mrs. Crowley for inspiring and reminding me of why we are here. Thank you teachers for all that you do!
-Juan Martinez (School Leader)