L ike many jobs, being an educator is something one must enjoy in order to do it well. For Arrowsmith teacher Jason Kinsey, his love of the job is something that comes across loud and clear.
“School was really the only place that made sense to me,” he says. “The never ending parade of individuals, thoughts, ideas, challenges, characters and chances to define and re-define who you are and who you are going to be keeps me feeling alive.”
He describes his typical day as one that is full of triumph, personal bests, and individual successes.
“There’s nothing better than seeing those who were unaccustomed to doing well in school begin to meet with success and build on these successes to get to places they never deemed imaginable or dreamed possible,” he says. In his classes, he tries to create a caring environment where students can excel in individualized programs catered to their needs.
“I’ve always believed that all children have a gift and that it is my job, as an educator, to help them find it and make it shine,” he says. “Working at Arrowsmith has allowed me to do this every