Do you know a rock-star Special Educator? Because I sure do. It is my privilege to highlight Michele Morgan. She is a Special Educator in Granite School District. Read on to learn more about the wonderful Ms. Morgan.
Where did you do your teacher prep? George Mason University
What is the funniest thing a student has ever said to you? During a social skills lesson on giving compliments – “You are very good looking”
What advice would you give to new teachers? Take it one day at a time, celebrate the little successes you witness every day.
What’s the biggest change you would like to see in education? I would like to see educators be more valued and respected in today’s society.
Why did you want to become a teacher and why do you stay in the profession? I wanted to make a difference – I feel like even though this is a hard job and I often cry, I do make a difference and it matters every day to my students whether I show up or not.
Thanks Michele for being an amazing teacher! If you want to learn more about Michele, you can follow her on Twitter @MicheleTMorgan1