I’m Sharon Wallen, a National Board Certified Teacher (NBCT). Only 3% of America’s teachers are NBCT. I’m a creative innovator, problem-solver, risk-taker, life-long learner, trailblazer with a growth mindset to add value to myself and others with whom I interact. Brain-friendly strategies are the HALLMARK of my classroom environment using respect, dignity, and empathy as core principles for relationship-building and interactions. I’m recipient of professional awards such as Honoring Our Nation’s Most Respected Teachers, Outstanding American Teachers National Honor Roll, Marquis Who’s Who in America for possessing professional integrity, demonstrating outstanding achievement in respective field, and for making innumerable contributions to Society as a whole.