Teachers serve as educators, counselors, mentors, touchstones, role models, life coaches, part-time parents, and so very much more.
There are indeed so many that made a mark on my life, here are some of those artists who helped mold me into the person I have become. Thank you, thank you one and all.
Pre-K (and “summer” school): Mrs. Hernandez (aka Mom)
Kindergarten: Mrs. Batten
1st Grade: Mrs. Marano
2nd Grade: Mrs. Primiano
3rd Grade: Mrs. Abbotto
4th Grade: Mrs. Primiano (yup, I like to think she upgraded for me :))
5th Grade: Mrs. Ross
6th Grade: Mrs. DeNicola
7th Grade: Mrs. Kaplan
8th Grade: Mr. Treanor
+ all the faculty for Art, Poetry, Science, Music, Phys. Ed and Spanish.
Mr. Primiano (then she even made her husband teach me! ;))
E. Teresa Choate
Karen Lee Hart