Podcast: David Morales, 2016 New Mexico Teacher of the Year

Leading from the Classroom: Insights from the 2016 Teachers of the Year

In this episode, David Morales, a social studies teacher at Mayfield High School in Las Cruces, New Mexico, tells us about his father’s gift.

Here’s David Morales.

I want to help my students to believe in themselves the way my father believes in me.

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