Jeff Baxter was separated from his mother at birth for what was considered standard practice of the day when women with tuberculosis gave birth. His father left arcitectual school to enter the workforce and Jeff was raised by his grandmother, a retired English teacher. Jeff talks about how his grandmother would never give him a straight answer to any of his childhood questions, but instead, she would answer all of his curiosities with a poem or story.
Jeffrey Baxter would become Kansas Teacher of the Year at age 64, only after postponing his retirement due to a personal struggle that was taking over his life. You will become inspired hearing Jeff talk about his upbringing and career as an educator.
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