Principal Lolli Haws says a job-shadow opportunity can open community members' eyes to the most demanding parts of the job.
learned that by participating in a job-shadowing trade arranged by a community partnership organization.
spent a half-day shadowing a vice president at a local credit union and that person shadowed her
observed a much more relaxed environment.
The VP's environment was "calm, quiet, by appointment only ...
"I believe the opportunity heightened educators in her eyes," added Haws, who currently serves as principal at Oakridge Elementary School in Arlington, Virginia.
Dr. Lolli Haws, principal, Oakridge Elementary School, Arlington Virginia