"Hi! Thanks for taking a minute to read about my experiences as a teacher. I graduated from Iowa State University in 2008 sum laude and immediately entered Teach for America, a nationally-recognized teacher training program that places teachers in high needs areas through the USA. I was placed in Houston, Texas where I taught middle school for two years. During my time in Houston I also led reading groups and worked with students on the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS). After compl"