Dear Principal Stephens,
This is a gratitude letter. I want to say thank you for the huge
di erence you made in my
many years ago.
Back in 1970, I was a
at Lincoln High. You were the
principal. One day, you called me into your
. I remember
feeling scared! However, you just wanted to give me some advice. You
said, “Marc, you should think about being a
. ” This was the
rst time anyone ever told me that.
So I took a child development class, and when I was a senior, I spent
at an elementary school as a teacher’s aide. After that, I went
to university and majored in education.
One thing leads to another, and now, many years later, I’m a _
at a university in Japan. I write textbooks and lead teacher workshops
. I am one of those
people whose job touches people’s lives.
And I owe this to you. You were the one who aimed me in this
For that, I want to say