I believe that every person needs to be true to themselves and be the best self they can be because they are truly uniquewith their own gifts they bring to the world. I believe that education is powerful, patience is invaluable and smiles & laughter can soothe even the heaviest heart. I have always believed that the most important things we could offer students are good social skills, challenging curriculumappropriate to their skill level and alove of learning. If we are able to help them with this, they can learn to be successfulin all of their endeavors. I have learned over the years that I do not teach chemistry or technology, but I teach students and teachers. Learning is a process.