I could fill an entire book with stories of how my 5th/6th grade teacher inspired me, encouraged me, empowered me, became my friend for life. I’ve certainly regaled my three sons with tales of her greatness. Yet now, when I sit down to write a blog post, the words won’t come. So I’m borrowing these from my best friend since 2nd grade:
The world lost an amazing soul today with the passing of Elyce Kaplan, beloved teacher to so many of us.
Thank you, Elyce.