“Helping young people develop their curiosity, critical thinking, and activism is the only thing that will save us.”
Get to know us! We’re happy to present the first in a series of mini-interviews with the fabulous faculty, staff and board that make a difference every day at Bronx Academy of Letters.
In her own words, here is Kate Authenrieth, ELA teacher at Bronx Academy of Letters.
What do you believe in?
All children deserve great schools and great teachers.
What inspires you?
Seeing the overwhelming strength and resilience of my students.
What do you love about Bronx Letters?
I've been a teacher for 20 years and this is the kindest, smartest, most devoted staff I've ever worked with. Our scholars can shine so bright because of their hard work.
How can education change the world?
Helping young people develop their curiosity, critical thinking, and activism is the only thing that will save us.
How can one person make a difference?
Trickle down economics doesn't work, but trickle down kindness does.
What's your biggest dream?
That this generation of young people can save us from ourselves.
What's a "fun fact" about yourself?
I am a descendant of Abraham Lincoln!