Member Spotlight: Basil Peterson, Teach for America Alabama AmeriCorps Program
Meet Basil Peterson, a 7th/8th Grade Science Teacher in Erwin Middle School, a service site of the Teach for America Alabama AmeriCorps program. 1. What motivated you to join AmeriCorps?
I was motivated to join AmeriCorps to make a difference and give students an opportunity for equitable education.
2. What would you like to get out of this service opportunity?
I would love to connect with students and touch their lives in some way.
3, What will your service focus on for the 2021-2022 program year?
During this program year, my service will focus on pushing my students, challenging them, and getting them to challenge themselves.
4. What are your plans after AmeriCorps?
I want to stay in education in some capacity.
Thank you for your service Basil!