Elizabeth Blake worked 20 years as a Med Tech in a medical science laboratory before switching to teaching science to at-risk high school students. She has written many published short stories that have appeared in various Christian magazines and anthologies such as Guideposts. She wrote a memoir about the joys of teaching and the obstacles she fought such as abusive principals, gangs, shootings, a riot, murdered students.
Elizabeth lives in Arizona with her husband and enjoys writing, walking, and playing with her grandchildren.
Dramatic yet hopeful memoir of teaching at-risk students. If you liked the movie "Dangerous Minds" with Michelle Pfeifer, you'll like this book. Compelling true story of one teacher's quest to leave no child behind. Blake's search for her pupose in life leads her to teach science in inner-city school. But will the stress overcome her love of teaching?