Shaping Young Lives

May 2011
American Teacher;May/Jun2011, Vol. 95 Issue 6, p12
The article discusses the significant contributions of several sports coaches who are American Federation of Teachers (AFT) members to the social and educational development of their students. It describes how Pat Mangan of Frederick Douglass Academy encourages students to secure higher education opportunities. Erica Simon of Harry Stone Montessori School teaches students to have a sense of structure with regard to sports and life. Carl Straub of Helena High School instills confidence to students in order for them to realize their innate potential.


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