by Taylor Smith/Online Editor
There is a commonly believed saying that those who can’t do, teach but Ginger Beck, an English teacher at Hamilton Learning Academy proves that the best teachers can do both.
Ginger Beck, a native of Greenville, Mississippi, is in her 14 year as a teacher. Her career as a teacher has not hindered her from exploring her other issues outside of teaching. All of her interests ranging from country music, art, to creative writing.
Prior to beginning her education career, Beck attended University of Arkansas at Monticello where she received her Bachelor’s in English and secondary education. She later earned a Master’s in Creative Nonfiction.
Beck’s relationship with teaching is just as unique as the rest of her. Unlike many of her peers, teaching was not what she always wanted to do.
“I never really consciously set out to do it. I just did it. It called to me and I answered,” Beck said. In school I always helped my peers when they were having trouble, but I was by far not the teacher's pet. I did do AmeriCorps before completing my degree and did a lot of tutoring with elementary and middle school children during that time.”