Voices on Teaching: Dr. Carly Gilson

Our “Voices on Teaching” series features diverse perspectives about the importance of the teaching profession and personal stories about teachers who helped give rise to the future.

Sometimes teachers can see our potential before anyone else. For Dr. Carly Gilson, an assistant professor of special education at Texas A&M University, it was her fourth-grade teacher calling her “a writer” and giving her a journal that lit the spark.

Watch the video to see how her teacher’s gesture put Dr. Gilson on the path to where she is now.

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