Teacher Tuesday: Alison Eberts

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The Emery Staff

Q: Tell us a little about yourself.

A: “I was born and raised in the upper peninsula. I teach English 9 and AP Literature and Composition. This is my seventh year at Huron. I’m also the advisor for the class of 2021 exec board, and an assistant women’s cross country coach.”

 

Q: Have you always been interested in teaching?

A: “Yes — I’ve always known this is what I want to do. ”

 

Q: Do you have any advice for students during this difficult time?

A: “Try to keep a positive mindset — your attitude will really influence how successful you are.”

 

Q: What/who inspired you to become a teacher?

A: “My band and humanities teacher, Mr. Jacobus. He instilled in me the desire to become a lifelong learner.”

 

Q: What do you do in your free time?

A: “My hobbies include reading, getting outside, traveling, exercising, and hanging out with my pets. ”

 

Q: What is one motto you will always live by?

A: “Tough times don’t last, tough people do.”

 

Q: What is your favorite teaching moment?

A: “Anytime a kid makes a personal, meaningful connection with the literature we’re reading, or has one of those ‘ah ha’ moments that helps them think of something in a new way. ”