Happy Teacher Appreciation Week everyone! This week TED released a list of 9 TED Talks from inspiring teachers!It is no surprise that Stephen Ritz is among these incredible educators!
Affectionately known as “America’s Favorite Teacher,” Stephen is a South Bronx educator who believes that students shouldn’t have to leave their community to live, learn, and earn in a better one. Stephen’s extended student and community family have grown more than 35,000 pounds of vegetables in the Bronx while generating extraordinary academic performance.
Stephen has electrified and inspired audiences of all types with his “Si Se Puede” message of hope, urgency, and resilience. His passionate speeches have resulted in raucous standing ovations from audiences around the world!
In episode 20 of our Tuesday Tips, we share a snippet of how Stephen not only inspires students, but also communities to grow and give back!