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Distinguished Teacher Allen Jolliff

What advice would you give to people considering a career in teaching?

Be yourself and look for the humor or good in each day. Create a routine that fits your style; students need to know what to expect and will rise to your level of expectation within that routine. Lastly, find a way to enjoy everything that you teach and your students will too.

What's the best thing about teaching?

I truly enjoy many aspects of teaching but find the best experience for me, as a teacher, is seeing students grow into young adults and getting excited about learning something I am teaching.