“You don’t understand…” are words countless teachers have heard...
Lisa Tellez uses personal experience to reach students
“You don’t understand…” are words countless teachers have heard through the years, coming from the mouths of the students in their classroom. For Teacher-of-the-Year nominee, Lisa Tellez, nothing could be further from the truth. “I was an at-risk student from first through eighth grades, and then I dropped out,” stated Tellez.