Explores the author's path into the teaching profession.

Author Biography

Ariel Sacks graduated from Bank Street College’s Middle School General Education program in 2006, committed to implementing progressive pedagogy in high-needs public schools. She taught English at Middle School 45 in East Harlem for three years through Bank Street’s Partnership for Quality. In her fourth year as a middle school educator, she teaches eighth-grade English and serves as a team leader at the School For Democracy and Leadership in Brooklyn. She is a member of the national Teacher Leaders Network and has published articles about her work.



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