Get to know me! 

Hello Future Teachers! My name is Emily B. and I, like many of you, am an aspiring teacher. I am a graduate student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, continuing my studies to become an Elementary Educator by earning a Master's of Arts in Teaching. I wanted to create this blog to open a space for communication and support in the teaching community. Below is a little bit more about me, where I'm from, and what I like to do!

I was born and raised in rural North Carolina. I am proud to come from a bi-cultural home, with strong roots in Puerto Rico. Working with the Latine community is a large motivating force for me, and something I hope to focus on throughout my career. I first dreamt of becoming a teacher when I was in the second-grade. While my career interests have changed as I've grown older, my passion to become an educator returned when I was a senior in high school. Inspired by multiple outstanding teachers, and motivated by my disappointment over educational inequities, I knew teaching was the path for me. I decided to attend UNC-Chapel Hill, majoring in Human Development and Family Studies with a minor in Education. I plan to earn my M.A.T. at UNC-Chapel Hill in May of 2023. I am excited to meet and connect with other aspiring teachers! Feel free to contact me through the site at any time with comments, questions, or stories of your own!

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More About Me

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Proud Puerto Rican...
Animal Advocate...

working on becoming fluent in Spanish and growing in my culture.

inspired by my 16-year-old Siamese named Blue.

What I Do

Latinas Promoviendo Comunidad/Lambda Pi Chi Sorority, Inc.
DREAM Grant Resident

I serve on the Regional Executive Board for Latinas Promoviendo Comunidad/Lambda Pi Chi Sorority, Inc. as the Marketing Chair.

As a graduate student in UNC's School of Education, I've received the opportunity to be a part of the first cohort of DREAM Grant Residents. My M.A.T. degree is sponsored with the promise of serving in Durham, NC post-graduation.

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UNC Basketball Fan

supporting the Tar Heels on their way to their next National Championship!