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Laura Pratt

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Where do you teach? Paducah Head Start, (Paducah Independent Schools)

What subject(s) and/or grade(s) do you teach? Preschool

How long have you been teaching? 15.5 years in public school

Why did you become a teacher? So many teachers made a difference in my life, I wanted to do the same for others.

What has been the best part of teaching that you didn’t expect when entering the profession? The connections I’ve made with the entire families, not just the student.

What is one thing you wish non-teachers knew about what you do? We don’t actually have summers off and our job doesn’t stop at 3.

What do you consider your greatest accomplishment as a teacher? Being named a Classroom of Excellence teacher as an intern.

What is your favorite thing to do when you aren’t teaching? Traveling with my family.

If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go? We love to travel and do all things Disney!

What are your social media handles? Facebook-Laura Pratt, Instagram-lauralanepratt