Started public school education career in Los Angeles; ended "it " in Clayton County, GA
Been at it awhile before decided to take "early retirement..."
Had a challenging, sometimes, best of times in teaching
Initiated one of the first roundtable discussions -before special education- "back 'n the day" at University of Southern California
Had pleasure of becoming a PHI DELTA KAPPAN - USC; 1st woman - Latina/Black; a PDK a # of years
Pepperdine University Graduate
Beautiful experience having opp to teach on Elmendorf Air Force Base, Anchorage AK (That is one district "leaves no child behind...")
Passionale about oral and written expression; MADE my students do it "right..."
Never & I say -never- a negative, insulting word, discouraging word to my students - loved teaching & was real good at it