Byron Trauger

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“My elementary school librarian, Mrs. Bise had a huge impact on my life.  She made me a book lover and taught us how to explore the library shelves not only to find what we were …

Wanda Lyle

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“My second-grade teachers always looked out for me, and made sure to remind every child that they were important and that they can accomplish whatever they put their mind to. I would like for all …

Robert E. McNeilly III

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“As a board member of NPEF, I am very excited to be a part of an organization that will assist our school system to recruit, develop and retain top teachers, as they are the primary …

Ashley Cook

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“My English teacher, Mrs. Marshall had very high expectations for our class, but she loved her job and always brought enthusiasm and passion to the classroom. As a high school English teacher myself, I tried …

Tony Heard

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“The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.” – Sydney J. Harris (1917 – 1986, American journalist)

Brenda Wynn

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“After my parents separated, my mom raised her five kids alone in a local public housing development. She was relentless in encouraging us all to do our best in school, saying that education was our …