T.E.A.C.H. NC

T.E.A.C.H. NC
Jennifer Gioia

“A Pot of Gold at the End of the Rainbow”: I am WAGE$ with Aisha Tillery

“WAGE$ makes me want to keep going with my coursework. I love what I do, but there is not a lot of money in it. WAGE$ is an incentive to do it, to keep going because there is a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. My supplement increases with more classes. Who doesn’t like getting more money for more education when that coursework also helps change your life? You have education and you have money. It is a win-win. I don’t want to lose my supplement. It’s a big incentive.”

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Professional Development
Jennifer Gioia

T.E.A.C.H.: A Brilliant Journey to A Brilliant Beginning

It’s no surprise that LaTida Adams has been the director of A Brilliant Beginning Daycare in Durham, N.C., for 22 years. Her journey in the early child care field started when she was in the sixth grade and wrote in her journal, “I’m going to own my own daycare.” What she might not have anticipated was the path she would take to get there.

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