Member Spotlight: Gabrielle Pettway, Teach For America-AL Member

Meet Gabrielle Pettway, 7th grade ELA Teacher, currently serving with Smith Middle School, a service site of the Teach For America-AL AmeriCorps program.

1. What motivated you to join AmeriCorps? I joined AmeriCorps because I wanted to make a difference in my community

2. What would you like to get out of this service opportunity? I'd like to challenge and inspire the youth.

3. What will your service focus on for the 2019-20 program year? During this program year, my service will focus on maximizing student achievement by having them grow 3 points on the ACT.

4. What are your plans after AmeriCorps? After AmeriCorps, I plan to get my master's in education and continue working in schools.

Thank you for your service, Gabrielle!

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