Teaching: Something Much Bigger than Yourself

Teaching wasn’t Sarah Hicks first career choice, but it has become her calling. And to this day, she still wonders how she got so lucky to be a teacher. “When you are a teacher you are part of something much bigger than yourself,” Sarah said.

Watch this video of Sarah Hicks to see how a second grade teacher made her feel valued and loved, and how she aspires to make her preschoolers feel loved and valued. Sarah is a Pre K teacher in Edmond and serves as the POE State President. Sarah was studying home economics and wanted to be a professional tailor, but has been a teacher since 1982. She has bachelor’s degree is in home economics with family relations and a master’s degree in elementary education. She was National Board Certified in Early Childhood in 2006.