Posted in November 2012

Reflections on a Year in Education

Since being named the 2012 Connecticut Teacher of the Year, I have been both humbled and empowered by this incredible honor.  It has allowed me not only to further reflect on my teaching and educational beliefs, but to better realize the need for teachers to be active, visible, and powerful advocates and educational leaders in … Continue reading

The Cathedral Builders

There’s a beautiful story about a lonesome traveler coming upon a group of stone cutters.  The traveler stopped to ask the first stonecutter what he was doing.  The man coldly answered, “I am carving stone.”  When he questioned the second man what he was doing, the man grumpily responded, “I am making a wall.”  But … Continue reading