Member Spotlight: Margaret Cartner, Teach for America Alabama AmeriCorps Program
Meet Margaret Cartner, a High School Spanish Teacher at Huffman High 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 because I want to help bring quality education to the students who do not currently have access to one.
2. What would you like to get out of this service opportunity?
I want my students to become lifelong learners and gain the confidence to take risks for themselves.
3. What will your service focus on for the 2021-2022 program year?
During this program year, my service will focus on students and how much they can accomplish. I want to inspire students to take ownership of their futures and see what steps they can take to reach their goals.
4. What are your plans after AmeriCorps?
Currently, I am thinking about attending law school.
Thank you for your service Margaret!