One is an opera singer on the side. One was an environmental scientist. Another says math changed her life. The Charles Butt Scholarship for Aspiring Teachers recipients are not only impressive students, but they are also inspiring individuals. Each scholar has a unique motivation for becoming a teacher. Collectively, they represent the next generation of great educators.
Elaine Mendoza leads Conceptual MindWorks, Inc., a biotech and medical software company. She also serves on the Texas A&M University Board of Regents and is Chair of Pre-K 4 SA Board of Directors—which is heavily engaged in improving Texas’ educational pipeline from pre-K to college.
It’s not just students, parents, and educators who recognize the power of high-quality pre-kindergarten, both to building the foundation for learning and for leveling the playing field among student groups for kindergarten readiness.
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