Susie Helwig, North Kansas City

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Susie Helwig working with students

It’s no secret that teaching is about more than imparting facts and figures to students. Oh, sure, it’s also about helping them develop a deep understanding of subject matter, but at its heart, teaching is about giving kids power. “I tell my students that knowledge is power,” said Susie Helwig, a science teacher at North Read More

Teacher Moments — Ben Dueker, Parkway C-2

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Teachers are inspired to establish their careers in education by a wide variety of influences. For Ben Dueker, an 8th grade history teacher at Northeast Middle School in Creve Coeur, the influence was family. “My mom was a teacher in my school,” Ben said. “I was able to see her commitment to teaching and the Read More