Nancy Norman-Anaya has been teaching with Tucson Unified School District for 39 years. Before teaching, she was a student here, starting at Peter Howell Elementary, then moving onto Mansfeld Middle, and graduating from Tucson High School.
Nancy went to UA where she got her degree in teaching and theater.
When she began student teaching, she taught with her sixth grade teacher at Peter Howell Elementary. Currently, she is teaching drama at Magee Middle School.
"My students inspire me every day," Nancy says, "and I admire them for how hard it is to get through the day at this age."
Nancy has also inspired her students. In this video, we hear from one of her students who went on to become a teacher herself.