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8. Dorina Sackman Florida Teacher of the Year

EPISODE 8: Dorina Sackman

 

2014 Florida Teacher of the Year

 

 

 

She went from managing Victoria’s Secret to becoming a state Teacher of the Year to one of three finalist for the National Teacher of the Year.  Hear my talk with Dorina as she tells about her high school teacher coming into class the very next day after loosing his son in combat, her thoughts of never being evaluated as a highly effective teacher, and the biggest mistake of her teaching career.

 

Show Notes

 

 

WEBSITE: Dorina Sackman

 

TWITTER: Dorina Sackman

 

Email: Dorina Sackman

 

 

Internet Resource Website:  The Teaching Channel and Twitter


Recommended Book:   Start With Why by Simone Sineck

 

Educational Quote:  “BELIEVE / Be the Educator who Lead to Inspire and Empower via Excellence.”  Dorina Sackman

 

History of American Cowboy: Florida Crackers The Cattlemen & Cowboys of Florida

 

 

Final Period Before the Final Bell:

 

Morning Person or Night Owl:

• Night Owl

 

Mac or PC:

• PC

 

Favorite Childhood Book:

•  The Giving Tree  by Shel Silverstein

 

First Paying Job:

• Newspaper Delivery girl on Long Island

 

Who would you invite for dinner:

• Noam Chomsky

 

Last Music Download or song playing in your car: 

• Jimmy Buffet, Change is an attitude

 

What would you do during an unexpected snow day? 

• Taking care of horses and calves on 27 acre ranch

 

Next Item on Bucket List:

• Getting married on May 7, 2016!