Script | Teacher 1: Welcome back! This is going to be a great year! We’re going to learn so many great new things, how caterpillars turn into butterflies, how to count money...and we’re going to take some great adventures in reading. Mother: Would it be okay if I sit in for just a few minutes? Teacher 1: Of course! Parents are always welcome. We need you as our partners. NARRATOR: As the new year starts, it's educators in schools and colleges across our state that make a difference in every child's life. Teacher: This is where the journey begins T: A brighter future for California starts right here, in classrooms like mine. T: I believe all students deserve the chance for a well-rounded education. T: I believe in quality schools and colleges that prepare our kids for good paying jobs. T: Where dreams of innovations that could change the world become real. T: I believe strong public schools and colleges make our communities even stronger. TEACHER 1: So Join Us. DVogel: This is Dean Vogel, a classroom teacher, and President of the California Teachers Association. Join us. All Teachers: …and let’s all get back to schools. NARRATOR: Paid for by the California Teachers Association.