Why teach? For Lindsey Bird, it’s a way to advance social justice and equality

When Lindsey Bird graduated from Chico State with a bachelor’s degree in social science, she opted out of heading straight into another classroom, even though she had often considered teaching as a career.

Please read the following article about Lindsey Bird, 2015 Carlston Honoree and Director of the Language Institute at Davis High School in Modesto, CA, where students from more that 30 countries, speaking 18 different languages, come as refugees to the US, speaking no English and, within 3-4 years are fluent in English and able to move on to higher education.