Gaston Caperton overcame dyslexia to become the Governor of West Virginia and President of the College Board (provider of the SAT, AP exams, and CLEP tests). In section one of this program, Caperton explains how his struggle with dyslexia fueled his dedication to the promotion of education.
In section two, Virginia Jose, an art educator at South Bronx Preparatory School and a practicing professional artist, discusses what teaching means to her. She also shares why art is so important to her – a message she also strives to communicate to her 120+ students each week.
In English, with English-language subtitles. Viewing time: 17 minutes. 2007.
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This item is part of the Road to Success: Stories of Career Satisfaction in Popular Fields.