Teacher of the Week: Nathaniel Johnson

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Nathaniel Johnson took his time getting to his career as a teacher, but once he started his goal was to teach his kids to face the world with caring hearts.

After 17 years as a teaching assistant he is now a certified teacher of second grade at Gregory School of Science, Mathematics and Technology.

He insists his students recite a mantra of “ears listening, eyes watching, mouths closed and hearts caring” so that each of them develops into a caring leader.

His personal motto is that it is never the wrong time to do the right thing and trys to make sure his kids have manners and are always doing the right thing all the time.

For Mr. Johnson second graders have something to say and he wants to be the one to offer them a listening ear.


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