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Distinguished Teacher Summer Prather-Smith

  • McKinnon Elementary
  • Santa Rita Union School District
  • K-5, Resource Specialist
  • Special Education

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

Know that the work is hard and the time is as well but the rewards are overwhelming. Time invested in each child seems excessive in the moment but that time benefits everyone. Never give up on a student.

What's the best thing about teaching?

The best thing about teaching is working with kids!

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