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Why I Teach: Lesley Pittman

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Lucama Elementary School fourth-grade teacher Lesley Pittman is featured in this week’s Why I Teach.

“Several of my own teachers positively impacted my life, and I want to encourage and inspire my students as well.”

Total Years of Experience: This is her 24th year of teaching

First Teaching Position: Pattillo Elementary School in Edgecombe County

College Attended: She graduated from Barton College in 1994 with an elementary education degree.

Favorite Quote: “Success is not about what you accomplish in your life, it’s about what you inspire others to do.” I love this quote because inspiring others is what teaching is all about.”

Other Interesting Facts: I’ve been teaching fourth grade all 24 years of my teaching career. I’ve been married for 20 years, have two wonderful sons and two awesome dogs. I love spending time with my family, friends and my wonderful colleagues. We are great friends, and I wouldn’t make it without them.

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