These personal stories offer hope to beginning teachers, encourage teachers on the brink of burnout, and ensure that the work you do now will inspire generations to come. In a series of moving and encouraging stories, they recall their early years as teachers and offer tips and strategies for beginning and experienced teachers alike. In Because of a Teacher, more than fifteen of today’s most prominent teachers tell the stories of the teachers and administrators who inspired and supported them throughout their careers. Because of a Teacher brings together the voices of experts to remind us of the impact we can have on all students, even on the toughest of days. -Ponder how far you’ve come since you entered the profession. And that impact has a domino effect.