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Distinguished Teacher Kirsten Johnson

  • Ninety-third Street Elementary School
  • Los Angeles Unified School District
  • 5th
  • Math, Science


What advice would you give to people considering a career in teaching?

Keep Learning. Stay involved with new, innovative teaching methods to ensure success in your students performance. Take leadership positions and participate in Educational organizations like the NEA, CTA, UTLA so you can stay abreast of pertinent educational issues. And most importantly, stay connected.

What's the best thing about teaching?

The best thing about teaching is the ability to constantly hone your craft by attending workshops, Hands-on trainings and educational seminars. Creating a rapport with future leaders and influential people on the planet; i.e. my students.


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