Awareness to Action with Joan Marlow: The Journey Towards Living Your Life's Purpose: How a Pencil Changed My Life
07/06/2021 09:00 am PDT
In 2004, Barbara was visiting a 2nd grade classroom. The teacher asked her students to take out a piece of paper and a pencil. Barbara watched as a little 7-year old student named Sandy walked up to the teacher and gave her a shoe. The teacher quickly gave Sandy a pencil. After class, Barbara asked the teacher why Sandy had to give her a shoe for the pencil. The teacher said because she didn't have enough pencils, and this way she knew she would get her pencil back because Sandy wouldn't leave without her shoe. That day, Barbara knew she needed to do something so that students didn't have to give up their shoe for a pencil...that was how Treasures 4 Teachers was born. Join us to learn about Barbara's journey including the impact on teachers, students and the environment.
Barbara Blalock was born and raised in No California and relocated to Phoenix in 2000. She's the Founder and Executive Director of Treasures 4 Teachers, a 501(c)(3) no...Find out more »