California Educator

October / November 2017

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L A S T I S S U E , we shared adventures of members who entered our "Educators Are Everywhere" contest. Here are some more enthusiastic travelers. What You Did Last Summer K AROL A STORCH, paraprofessional, United Educators of San Francisco "At the famous Wartburg castle in Thuringia, Germany, with Martin Luther, who translated the New Testament into German, in the background." DEBOR AH MACHIN, Teachers Assn. of Lancaster "In Carlsbad, New Mexico — the last leg of a two-week trip through the Southwest with stops at the Grand Canyon, Cadillac Ranch, the Painted Desert, the Alamo and Tombstone." ANDREA HAK AL A, Oceanside Teachers Assn. "At the Château de Caen, which includes ruins of William the Conqueror 's palace built in 1060, in Normandy, France. I teach my students about the influence William had on the English language." ED KORNOWSKI, Enterprise Elementary Teachers Assn. (with an altered Educator cover reflecting his time in Croatia and the Dolomites). Highlights: "Summiting Mount Paterno, then climbing WWI ruins along the climbing path Innerkofler Sentiero delle Forcelle." MICHELE PASKOW, California Faculty Assn., CSU Northridge "At the Gullfoss 'Golden Falls' waterfall in southwest Iceland. In Iceland, I learned that people can live and thrive even under extreme conditions." BRIAN AND GAYLYN MOT T, Chowchilla Elementary Teachers Assn. "In Ireland, awestruck by people living so they disturb very little and respect and preserve the land, history and culture. Brian will share with students the history he learned. Gaylyn will share the songs, dances and sports." CHANDR A GOODNOUGH, Sweetwater Education Assn. "At the National PTA Confer- ence. I loved hearing speaker Steve Pemberton's story of navigating the foster care system while going to school and finding his way in the world." DEB MCCAMPBELL and sister JEN BODLOVICH, Rohnert Park-Cotati Educators Assn. Jen: "On Catalina Island to celebrate our parents' 50th anniversary. At the Catalina Museum I learned the history of the island owners, the Wrigley family. William Wrigley Jr. said Catalina is where 'all classes mix with democratic spirit.'" ROBIN ROSE, Palmdale Elementary Teachers Assn. " Visiting the San Fernando Mission in California." 71 O C T O B E R / N O V E M B E R 2 017 C

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