I have been asked a couple of times now why I teach at Makers Academy instead of making a lot of money with my skills.

I could write about many reasons that this is so; being part of an awesome team helps, but that is not the main reason.

Last friday, at the graduation, magic happened while having an inocent conversation with the mother of one of our graduates; a humbling moment; a compliment; an inspiring gesture.

There are many different reasons that make teaching a fullfilling calling, but that conversation trumped everything so far:

In 12 weeks you have achieved what I, as a mother, haven’t in a lifetime; thank you! ~ mom