"My focus mainly is wanting students to be the best that they can be ..."
"I do whatever it takes to let them know that they are valuable, that they're important ..."
"And whatever they do -- whether it's making a mistake or doing something great -- I'm just encouraging them to be that the best that they can be emotionally because that's huge ..."
"If you can't attach to a person emotionally, you're not going to be able to teach them ..."
"So, to me, that's the most important thing. If they feel good about themselves and comfortable, then they can grow as a person academically and emotionally ..."
"So I know that I'm there for them academically and emotionally and wanting them to grow in both areas. That's my main goal."