The Stories of Inspiration program has garnered an overwhelming response of incredible examples of teachers from across the country.
One such story comes from Henry Buford, Principal of Brooksville Engineering, Science, & Technology Academy:
“…Miss Archer hugged my mother and said “I’ll take him into my class and make sure that he learned how to read.” I can still remember her giving me a hug and telling me she loves me no matter what color I am. Miss Archer followed my progress throughout the years until I graduated from high school and on to college. Not only did Miss Archer ensure that I learned how to read but she inspired me to become an honor student and an athlete. It’s because of Miss Archer I gained a love for learning and attend Middle Tennessee State University where I graduated with three degrees, four endorsements, and became a teacher and later in my career a middle school principal…” Read the full story here.
There’s only one week left to submit your Story of Inspiration. Tell us who that teacher is who changed your life and inspired you to be who you are today.
Our review panel will select the 10 most inspiring stories and the authors will select the charter school of their choice to receive one of 10 $1,000 school grants. Submit via the form here by October 31, 2017.