Thanks for checking out be the solution daily. I hope you follow and spend time with me as we find solutions. The journey we all travel is unique to each traveler, but we have so much we can share, learn, encourage and inspire as we join together in this journey we call life.
Who am I? Each one of us has a story to tell, share and provide information we hope others will find useful in some way. As the pages of my blog unfold, the stories I share are from my personal and professional life. My faith as a Christian is the foundation of who I am and provides me with the guidance I need.
I am a wife to my high school sweetheart Zeke for 37 years. We were honored to be part of the United States Navy as we welcomed our daughter to our family after our first year of marriage. Our family grew over the years as our son-in-law joined and three grandchildren. We now have a 14 year old granddaughter, 7 year old grandson and a 4 year old grandson. Thankful and blessed we are by the joy our family brings to us.
My career in education began as a teaching assistant, teacher, assistant principal, principal and Director of Education. Many opportunities were provided to me to serve, coach, mentor, motivate and inspire others in various roles spanning over 25 years. The variety of my jobs, the opportunities to meet many extraordinary people and to be a small part of the lives of individuals who will or have done amazing things for the world we live in is beyond words. One of the most magical days for me was spending an entire day with Dick Van Dyke as we walked around his hometown school and talked about memories, he performed with the kids and then did a show for the community. The most humbling days was being honored by students at their graduations and honors programs. The most difficult days were those when students lost their lives to cancer, suicide or violent crimes. My proudest days are those when I think someone has been touched by something I wrote, or inspired to take action to make changes and a difference.
“You can choose to be part of the solution or part of the problem, the choice is yours to make.”Brenda Yoho
“Education is something we
do with children, not to them.”Brenda Yoho
“I only have two rules!”Brenda Yoho
My experience has been in PreK-High School and in various settings. In small rural schools and in large unit districts. The why in my life has always been to serve others, but most importantly the children. My parents were not able to receive a formal education and they instilled in me the importance of education. I still maintain contacts with many of the families, students, staff and communities I have served. Relationships are essential in the work we do, but being authentic in who you are is the key in helping to reach the accomplishments.