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Michael Padmore Sr. – New Dorp High School (SI)

Michael Padmore Sr. – New Dorp High School (SI)

What is your favorite quote and why? “Let nothing dim the light that shines from within” – Maya Angelou . This is my favorite quote because besides Maya Angelou being one of my favorite authors and activist, I try to live by the words on a daily basis. What are the most rewarding parts of…

Shaquana Montgomery – Teachers Preparatory School (Bk)

Shaquana Montgomery – Teachers Preparatory School (Bk)

What is your favorite quote and why? I believe the children are our future. Teach them well and let them lead the way. Show them all the beauty they possess inside. Give them a sense of pride to make it easier.” One of my professional goals as a School Counselor is to help increase self-efficacy…

Dorothy Cunningham – William H. Maxwell CTE High School (Bk)

Dorothy Cunningham – William H. Maxwell CTE High School (Bk)

What is your favorite quote and why? “True Success and Leadership is about Influencing others to Achieve their Own Greatness”. This speaks volume to me because  as counselors, we guide, motivate, inspire and empower our students to be successful. Therefore, our success is ultimately linked with their ability to become productive and successful adults. I…

Chelsea McCain – The Brooklyn Latin School (Bk)

Chelsea McCain – The Brooklyn Latin School (Bk)

What is your favorite quote and why? “If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.”-Napoleon Hill. This is my favorite quote because I believe that often times people lose themselves when trying to please others in a “grand way”. Once they realize that sometimes what matters most are the small…

April Gurley – Millennium Brooklyn High School (Bk)

April Gurley – Millennium Brooklyn High School (Bk)

What is your favorite quote and why? “Destiny is no matter of chance. It is a matter of choice. It is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved.” – William Jennings Bryan This quote has stood out to me since my college days as it reminded me that…

Calogero Argento – Teachers Preparatory High School (Bk)

Calogero Argento – Teachers Preparatory High School (Bk)

What is your favorite quote and why? “The saddest thing in life is wasted talent, and the choices that you make will shape your life forever.”― Chazz Palminteri, A Bronx Tale: The Original One Man Show This is a quote that I have been living by since I saw the movie A Bronx Tale for…

Pamela	Brathwaite – Urban Assembly School of Music and Art (Bk)

Pamela Brathwaite – Urban Assembly School of Music and Art (Bk)

What is your favorite quote and why? “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”- Maya Angelou. What are the most rewarding parts of your job? “Let nothing dim the light that shines from within” – Maya Angelou…

Angela Latchana – High School for Civil Rights and Law (Bk)

Angela Latchana – High School for Civil Rights and Law (Bk)

What is your favorite quote and why? “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”- Maya Angelou. What are the most rewarding parts of your job? The most rewarding part of my job is the continuous relationships I…

Inez Garcia – Liberty High School (NY)

Inez Garcia – Liberty High School (NY)

What is your favorite quote and why? Querer es poder! It translates, where there is a will, there is a way. I heard it from my grandmother and my mother all the time and I learned that if you have the right motivation you will achieve your goal. What are the most rewarding parts of…

Miguelina Ureña – Roland Hayes IS 291 (Bk)

Miguelina Ureña – Roland Hayes IS 291 (Bk)

What is your favorite quote and why? “You’re braver than you believe and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” What are the most rewarding parts of your job? When you see that a student genuinely appreciates your effort and you see that what you do positively impacts your student’s lives. School Information…