Testimonials

PLACE Alumni Provide Welcome Orientation Speeches

PLACE Alumni have addressed incoming students, reflecting on their time in the PLACE Corps program. They talked about their journey as a first year teacher and all the challenges and joys they have experienced. Transcripts of these speeches are given below.

PLACE Graduates Address Principals

PLACE Graduates have also addressed principals, along with incoming students, reflecting on their time in the PLACE Corps program in an effort to share what the PLACE Corps experience is like. Transcripts of these speeches are given below.

Newly Welcomed Cohort Members Share Their Thoughts on PLACE

"It was the best opportunity for me as far as my passions, and I really felt this warm reception in all of my interactions with PLACE."

"It's a program that I've been interested in since high school. I think it will be the best in supporting my growth as a community member, teacher, and student."

"PLACE Corps is a perfect fit for what I want to be doing not only in the next two years, but for the rest of my life: teaching and building community."

"The missions of the PLACE Corps program will help me achieve my goals because it is similar to my educational and spiritual philosophy through its emphasis on the importance of the pursuit of knowledge, the ability to work collaboratively with students that you could relate to, and focus on continuing our relationship with God through deep self-reflection."

"PLACE Corps allows me to be an active element in educational reform in a supportive Catholic environment."