Lorna Bendson: Teacher, Mom and Supporter

Lorna Benson is a high school science teacher. In this interview she shares about her life growing up and her family. Along with this, her journey with her son, who had/has cancer, and how it has affected her life.

Dr. Marilyn Peterson shares her experiences and advice.

Dr. Marilyn Peterson has been as resident of Nebraska all her life and currently resides in Cozad, NE. She was a teacher for all ages and has a passion for learning and leadership and a caring heart.

Equality Through Education

Phyllis Wimberly ( My Grandmom ) spent her 40 year career as a Washington DC public school teacher integrating her AP English classes. As an activist and teacher her goal was to send kids to college that wouldn’t have otherwise...

“I Don’t Worry About Little Things”

In this interview, conducted in November 2018 in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey, Cecilia Munoz (16) interviews her past teacher history teacher, Ralph Bernard (65) about the events that shaped him into the influential person he is today. Mr. Bernard...

Ms. Choromanski and Loral: Remembering the Joys, Pains and Cheese of Middle School

PE Teacher Karyn Choromanski and student Loral Hess sit down to recall their time together and hear about Ms. Choromanski’s life outside school.

Immigration Stories Italy: Mustapha

Mustapha’s journey begins in Gambia and travels through 7 different countries before reaching Calabria, Italy. Mustapha tells of the great risk as he leaves his family behind to travel for months to Libya. Mustapha tells us of how when he...

A moneylender tells the story of finding God at work in his life & career

John grew up in a family of educators. While he considered becoming a pastor, he concluded, “I could find my faith calling in other ways.” He first followed in his parents’ path of education, wanting to become a school superintendent,...

Alice “Putty” Willets. A Swarthmorean Life.

Alice “Putty” Willets grew up in Swarthmore, and has lived here nearly 100 years. She is interviewed by her former gym class student who is now also a senior citizen, Barbara Bernhardt. Putty taught gym for decades. She was on...