In honor of National Education Week (November 13th – 17th), we are excited to take this opportunity to feature the educators from our Head Start and Educational Services programs.

LaTasha Govan is being featured for her “teamwork, innovation and excellence” in improving the education of children and youth throughout Chicagoland.

Learn more about LaTasha in this short interview:

How long have you been working with Ada S. McKinley?’
“2 and a half years.”

What is the most rewarding part of your job?
“It makes me happy to service children because I know that some of them may not be receiving the care and support they need to thrive.”

What makes you proud to work with Ada S. McKinley?
“I’m proud to work with my site because it has a bright and inviting environment that provides great services for the children and their families.”

What is something that you’ve learned while working as an educator?
“I’ve learned that there is always something new to learn each day.”

What is one piece of advice would you give to a person who is new to the education field?
“Don’t give up. Your service is very much needed.”

What is one fun fact about yourself?
“One fun fact about me is that I’m a grandmother of eight and two on the way.”