“It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.” — Albert Einstein

During my nearly four decades serving numerous roles within public education, one of the things I learned very quickly was to never underestimate the intelligence, creativity and overall resourcefulness of the kids in my classroom. If you are or have ever been a teacher, you’ll immediately understand my point.

Mike Fitsko is a retired principal and longtime columnist from New Braunfels.

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