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Eastwood’s Amber Nichols, the West Virginia Teacher of Year, gives a lesson on her life and times

By Jim Bissett, The Dominion Post

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — When the lieutenant colonel’s wife speaks, and you’re in a military town, you listen.

Especially if said spouse is an experienced colleague – and it’s your first day on the job as a teacher.

Your first day ever, as a teacher.

The first day on the job in any profession is generally a pretty memorable day.

It’s especially memorable, if you happen to be a teacher and you didn’t sign up for education as an undergraduate degree in college.

All those eyes looking at you in the front of the classroom.

The first day as an educator for Amber Nichols may have been a little more memorable than most.

It was Sept. 11, 2001…

To read more: https://www.dominionpost.com/2022/10/17/eastwoods-amber-nichols-the-state-teacher-of-year-gives-a-lesson-on-her-life-and-times/

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