• I Am. . .

    I am eager to learn...from my students;
    I am eager to share my knowledge...with my students;
    I am encouraging and supportive...of my students' progress and success.
     
    I am eager to learn...from my peers;
    I am eager to mentor...new staff;
    I am eager to guide and direct...by example.
     
    I am eager to learn...from my mistakes;
    I am eager to apply...what my students have taught me;
    I am eager to teach...what I have just learned.
     
    I am eager to smile...when I find I have made a difference.
     
    Susan M. Riddle
    Thomas Jefferson Middle School
    November 8, 2008