Read the Story: How A Teacher Saved My Life


Last month at a United Federation of Teachers breakfast, I shared a deeply personal story about my high school years and my struggle to come out as a gay man. I spoke about how a teacher at Bryant High School, Mrs. Carol Gomez, changed the course of my life.

UFT and President Michael Mulgrew asked if they could interview me and share my story. It reveals more than I have ever revealed, which can be scary, but it's honest.

I hope it can be helpful to others and shine a light on the amazing, often life-saving work our teachers do every day.

 

Read the story here.