In 1965, education brought the first Black educators to Rochester, MN in the husband-wife teaching duo of Rodney and Virginia Mendenhall.
Teacher and Child Care Provider Appreciation week is May 4th-8th. Here are some ideas and local resources to help make the hardworking educators and care providers in your child’s life feel extra special.
Gorgeous, world famous works of art are fun to have on a “bucket list,” but a closer look reveals that art abounds in our community. From world famous artists to those just starting out, Rochester MN is thick with self expression in all of its forms.
Invest the time to develop good language skills and employ the correct use of grammar in the languages you learn – it will serve you well. At the same time, recognize your privilege to be able to do so.
I have met and taught hundreds of elementary age students and parented two of them. I've had a few entertaining encounters as I came to a realization about a life skill I needed to explicitly teach my students (or offspring).
It broke my heart that I was leaving her in tears. Although I was glad to be supporting our family financially, I wanted to be home.
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