Samuels shows how collaboration with families, colleagues, and funders helped her to survive and thrive as a new teacher. She knew from the start that she could not go it alone and sought opportunities at every turn to work with others.

Author Biography

Sara Samuelsis a first-grade teacher at P.S. 156X in the Bronx, school collaborating with Bank Street College through the Partnership for Quality program. She graduated cum laude from Harvard University and received her master’s degree at Bank Street College of Education. She previously taught first grade at P.S. 126X in the Bronx through Teach for America.



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