Teachers don’t often realize the effect they’ve had on children, but Nadine Chaffee was struck by the notes and visits she got after former students learned she was retiring from Boise’s Valley View Elementary. “Maybe I did have an influence, maybe I will be remembered for more than just my cantankerous personality,” she says.
Teachers don’t often realize the effect they’ve had on children, but Nadine Chaffee was struck by the notes and visits she got after former students learned she was retiring from Boise’s Valley View Elementary. “Maybe I did have an influence, maybe I will be remembered for more than just my cantankerous personality,” she says. Statesman file
Teachers don’t often realize the effect they’ve had on children, but Nadine Chaffee was struck by the notes and visits she got after former students learned she was retiring from Boise’s Valley View Elementary. “Maybe I did have an influence, maybe I will be remembered for more than just my cantankerous personality,” she says. Statesman file

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