Meet Raquel Lima, a Pre-K teacher in Clifton, NJ. She is passionate about her students and shares what teaching fourteen preschoolers is like from the minute she walks into the building to the minute she shuts the lights off for the evening.
On June 14, 2016, Secretary John B. King, Jr. will be shadowing Raquel to bring attention to the disparities in teacher pay among Pre-K teachers.
The U.S. Department of Education is spotlighting teachers and other educators who are doing this hard work to lead change, innovation, and improvement in classrooms throughout the country by taking viewers behind the scenes in our new video series.