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Why I Teach: Teaching is ‘what I am called to do’

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Annette Jones, who teaches first grade at Jones Elementary School, is featured in this week’s Why I Teach.

Total years teaching: 23

First teaching position: First grade at Wells Elementary School

Colleges attended: Barton College

Favorite quote: “Every branch that does bear fruit he prunes so that it will be even more fruitful.” John 15:2

Other interesting facts: I love to ride on a motorcycle with my husband and enjoy God’s beautiful country.

Why I teach: I teach because it is what I am called to do. Watching children learn and grow is exciting to me and challenges me to break boundaries to reach children where they are and instill a love for education.

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