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Stephanie Rivera

Teacher under-construction

My Stories

To All The Teachers Telling Us To Not Go Into Teaching, Stop.

Stephanie Rivera on January 15, 2014

Ever since I started my blog (exactly!) 2 years ago, I have been told a number of times: Stay away. You have no idea what you’re getting yourself into. It’s not what you think it is. In the past few...

Telling My Mom Why I Went to Chicago for the Teachers Strike

Stephanie Rivera on June 28, 2013

I was scrolling down my newsfeed on Facebook yesterday and came across a video of Chicago students speaking out at their Board of Education meeting, shocking the room, and getting pulled out by security. Chills ran up and down my...