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A simple penned statement that sits in a frame on the wall in my home office underscores the value of setting and moving toward goals. It reads: “The jump is so frightening between where I am and where I want to be . . . but because of all I may become, I will close my eyes and leap.”
PeopleAdmin celebrates university lecturer and K-12 substitute as Inspired2Educate recipients during annual customer conference
PeopleAdmin announced the latest honorees of its Inspired2Educate recognition program, honoring their stories of how exceptional educators inspired them to pursue a career in education — a field both Michelle Hofmann and Adam DeSimone found a passion for as second careers thanks to influential educators.
Damon Adams, an assistant principal at Hays High School in Buda, Texas, told the story of how he carries on the legacy of his band teacher, Carolyn Herrington, who opened up her classroom so he could escape an abusive home and a non-friendly school environment, and encouraged him to believe in himself.
PeopleAdmin has announced the latest honoree of its Inspired2Educate recognition program for her story about her college professor and his “never give up” spirit that continues to inspire her today.
Shonda Buchanan, an assistant English professor at Hampton University, is the latest recipient of PeopleAdmin’s Inspired2Educate award, which encourages current education professionals to nominate a teacher, administrator, or staff member who inspired them to start their careers in education.
Marjorie Masse, a math interventionist at Westford Public Schools in Chelmsford, Massachusetts, told of Mrs. Smith, a gym instructor who made such an impression on her as a second-grader that Masse would go on to credit Mrs. Smith for her becoming a school teacher, a university instructor, and the person she is today.