By Christie Megura, NFL Yet College Prep Academy Teacher
Why do I choose to teach in Arizona?
I hear this question a lot from my parents, colleagues and friends who live outside of our state, who see the additional hours and costs I spend on my profession.
For a long time, pursuing a high level of excellence and expertise was a major factor that kept me engaged in the classroom. But this year I earned my National Board Certification, and for the first time I found myself asking, “Why do I choose to teach in Arizona?”
It’s because of students like Miriam.