Olive Archer came to teaching as a second career and became an early childhood literacy expert in the Bronx.
Bernice Tompkins began teaching in New York City in 1947 and taught for over 20 years in public schools.
Doris Iskaros began her teaching career over 30 years ago at a school in East New York, Brooklyn.
Tore Haugeto was a teacher of social studies at New Dorp HS on Staten Island all his life.
Josephine Mifsud was a dedicated teacher who spoke of her teaching years and her former students long after retirement.
Dorothy L. Johnson was a UFT member for over 35 years, most recently as an administrator in District 17 in Brooklyn.
Atiba Coerbell began his career at MS 2 in Brooklyn, where he inspired his students as an artist.
Peter Lerner was a UFT member for 55 years, most recently as a social studies teacher at Harry Truman HS in the Bronx.
Erin McLoughlin dedicated 30 years of giving back to the community and making an impact on others' lives for the better.