Academic Coach of the Month - Megan P.
Welcome to another ETalk, where we introduce an amazing person at Elevate K-12 involved in revolutionizing education through high-quality live online instruction inside schools!
Name: Megan P.
Location: Columbus, Ohio
Experience With Elevate K-12: 1 year
Expert/Superstar In: Math, Environmental Science, Spanish
What are some of the best parts of working with Elevate K-12 online instructors?
I love watching those moments where something just clicks for students in a class! When you just see that understanding taking place with the teacher's guidance it feels like such a win. Those ah-ha moments are my favorite thing to watch knowing the teachers provided the support students needed to get there!
What excites you most about the work you do with Elevate K-12?
I think the work Elevate K-12 does is so crucial. So many schools are missing high quality teachers, and providing an opportunity for all schools to access them is so necessary. I love telling people about what I do and the company I work for because everyone agrees that it's so interesting and important. Being an Academic Coach is so great because my job is to support teachers! Teachers need that champion, thought partner, and someone to share their burdens and I get to do that every day!
Describe your best moment as an Academic Coach. Be specific!
I love hearing teachers ask those deeper thought questions. When I'm in a class and hear teachers follow up to student responses with "How do you know?" and students explain their thinking I get super giddy! I hope my teachers know that each time that happens I am sitting here in front of my computer cheering them on! It is SO fun to watch.
Tell us a little more about who you are — what do you like to do?
I'm all about anything relaxing! Enjoying a cup of coffee, going on a walk in nice weather, and catching up with family and friends are all my favorite things to do. I feel that those of us involved in education are always on the go so taking some time to just relax helps me recharge.
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