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January Teacher of the Month

Our January Roadmap to Success teacher of the month is Mr. Haroon, a 7th grade Texas Studies teacher from Dallas Environmental Science Academy. Mr. Haroon ends each class by asking, “What are we spreading?” His students respond, “Joy!” He lives this creed each day by preparing his students to be college ready.


During our Roadmap to Success lesson he shares his personal stories of success and failure to bring real life  into his classroom. Read on for a behind-the-scenes interview with this inspiring educator!

Alma Mater: University of Houston

Area of Study (major/minor): Cultural Anthropology/African American Studies

Favorite college memory: Giving lectures alongside my professors

Why did you choose to become a teacher?

I saw a need for more positive male role models in society.

What is your favorite quote?

Forgetfulness is a form of freedom.

What is your favorite activity/lesson in the Roadmap to Success program?


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