Chris Parsons - October 4, 2014 - 03:42
Editor's Note: Conchita Hernández grew up in California. She came to the profession of teaching through the embrace of her personal experiences as an immigrant, a woman, and a blind individual. As a civil rights advocate, she has taught and mentored migrant, inner city students and Spanish speaking families. She holds a Masters degree from Louisiana Tech’s innovative Teacher of Blind Students Graduate program. She has worked in Nebraska as a Vocational Rehabilitation counselor with blind children and adults. She is now living in Washington DC, where she co-teaches in an inclusive pre-k classroom.