Great Teachers, Great Future

community-educationBeyond my vocation as a pastor, I feel called to use my leadership service for the advancement of education. One of the biggest misconceptions about education comes from a definition that is too narrow. The belief that education exists only for the dispensing of knowledge is not just a limiting description, but a destructive guiding principal. Education is more than standardized tests, graduation rates and school rankings.  Education is about the individual. When an individual’s mind and heart come alive as a life-long learner, teachers have unleashed God-given potential. With all the contemporary problems with education, I believe that effective teachers are still one of the greatest assets we have for a better future.

2 thoughts on “Great Teachers, Great Future

  1. Agreed. It’s a life-long run! It should not be just a small series of sprints leading to retirement from education.

    Also, ‘Principal’ = brilliant word usage.

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