What does a teacher really do?

What does a teacher really do? What does s/he accomplish with students?

No doubt teaching is all about a love and passion for educating students for the future but it also encompasses unseen and often unexpected challenges. It is “a ministry of love, hope, fatigue, failure, and success”.

Read one teacher’s point of view as she redirects a perception of “merely keeping busy” to the reality of the role she plays in student lives.

Published in the Raleigh News and Observer, Sunday, August 7, 2016. Read the full article at http://www.newsobserver.com/opinion/op-ed/article94010842.html. Linked with permission.