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Rufus Woods: ‘It’s not how much teachers know, it’s how much they care’

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I had the privilege of chatting with an extraordinary educator from Eastern Washington this past week and hearing his perspective on what it takes to help kids succeed in school.

Trevor Greene is the 2013 National Principal of the Year for his accomplishments at Toppenish High School, a recognition sponsored by Met Life. The atmosphere he fostered at Toppenish, a district with significant poverty issues and other disadvantages, led to astonishing achievements. He was recently invited to the White House to meet with President Obama.

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