“The most direct and enduring way to reach the mind and imagination of the learner is through the mind, imagination and character of the outstanding teacher.”
Education Reformer Lowell Milken
These few words summarize years of teacher training, reams of research, countless articles and the unease of community leaders, parents and other individuals who are concerned about today’s struggling educational system.
Almost all observers agree that the success or failure of a child’s education ultimately rests on the educators. Money, technological resources, community support and high quality curriculum materials are all important in the school. However, at the end of the day, an effective teacher is the crucial link that can make or break a child’s scholastic success.