This article was originally published on the College Park Patch as part of the weekly column by Gretchen Schock,Parenting on a Tightrope.
Did you know that my son Logan and I participated in a Public Service Announcement for Teach.gov?
They are creating videos to solicit people to become teachers for underserved populations.
i.e.: african-american males, latino and special education. We were asked to participate because Logan is on the Autism Spectrum and because I am such a HUGE advocate for him.
A group of moms sat in a circle and we talked for hours. And out of that amazing day came this 5 minute PSA! Logan and I are both featured throughout the video along with some amazing kids and
The easiest way to share is by viewing on the US Department of
Education's TEACH.gov YouTube site -http://www.youtube.com/teachgov
It's the featured video!
Please share widely! Post on your Facebook page, send a Tweet with the link, email to all of your friends and even people that you only sort of like!
We've also been told that the video will be used as one of the lead ins at each of the screenings of the new documentary "American Teacher." http://www.theteachersalaryproject.org/screening.php