Teacher 1: Welcome back! This is gonna be a great year!
We’re gonna learn so many great new things, how caterpillars turn into butterflies, how to count money...and we’re gonna 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.