Monthly Archives: May 2016

Monthly Archives: May 2016

Everyone Has A Story About A Teacher

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So many people I know have a story about a teacher who changed their life.  For me it was Eileen Daniel Riddle and James Gilchrist.  On a Sunday afternoon in Agoura Hills, Calif. a group of us got together with these two remarkable teachers, to share our stories and our gratitude.

Lost Arts

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Co-writer Kemala Karmen Deputy Director, Co-Founder NYCpublic The trajectory of my life was forever changed by Eileen Daniel Riddle and James Gilchrist, two high school theater arts teachers who worked at my pre-busing, segregated suburban high school in the early 1970s. I was a struggling student, but they introduced me, and so many others, to what would become a lifelong passion. I made this film for all the teachers who pour their hearts into children, yet live in a world …