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During this ELITE Podcast, Rockville English Faculty Stephen Bess recounts his experiences growing up in Washington DC, joining the navy, working as a DJ, and becoming a college student.  During the conversation, he is extremely aware of the impact his background has on his teaching experience.

A passionate scholar, he reflects on how the preparation in his classroom will help his students broaden their horizons and enhance their employment opportunities.  With humility and humor, he reflects on his academic interests and how he uses these as a platform to imbue his lessons with interest and a personal touch that promotes student engagement.

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  1. This was so inspiring — encouraging faculty to include parts of their own loves and lives in the classroom dynamic.

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