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LEADING TEACHER PROFILE: HELEN SNODGRASS

A school garden shows what can happen when a network of inspired educators takes root

Like many urban schools, YES Prep North Forest is located in a “food desert” in Houston, Texas—a neighborhood with limited access to grocery stores or fresh food. Helen Snodgrass became aware of the broader implications of this crisis when she began teaching high school biology at the school four years ago. “The more I talked to my students about their eating habits, the more I found that they had no idea where their food came from and how it could impact their health,” she says.

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One Response to "LEADING TEACHER PROFILE: HELEN SNODGRASS"

  • Mary Lee Pulvermann
    September 11, 2014 - 7:56 am

    What a wonderful but well-deserved aarticle! If we could only have more teachers of Helen’s caliber and with her dedication. Congratulations!!