Professor Rita Smith, ‘Helping Students Break Out of Their Box’ [Podcast]

Professor Rita Smith, ‘Helping Students Break Out of Their Box’

Rejecting society's norm, Rita Smith became a nationally recognized and celebrated Educator

with Gary Kaplan, introduction by Greg Cunningham

This month’s podcast features Professor Rita Smith, a lifelong educator and the 1985 recipient of Time Magazine’s Teacher of the Year Award.  Professor Smith’s career as an educator spans 44 years,  beginning as a high school teacher and then spending nearly two decades as the chair of the Secondary Education Department at Stonehill College.  She recounts for JFY many of the experiences and stories that helped her students find success in the classroom and in their lives.

‘Most of my career was about Breaking out of Boxes, getting kids to break out of boxes.’ – Professor Rita E. Smith

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