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“His name is Arthur”

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“His name is Arthur”


Our school hosts a published author one day each year. We’ve been blessed with some really top notch folks over time. I’m not one for dropping names so I’ll spare you, but generally they have won some award and have a legitimate claim to fame.

This year, we are fortunate enough to have Jerry Pallotta coming to visit us. I only

Jerry Pallotta, otherwise known as “Arthur” will visit our school on Monday.

make mention of his name because it is a critical piece of the story…

As many of you know, I teach kindergarten by day and coach teachers by night. It’s a full life, but one that never ceases to entertain!

So the other day, during my “day job,” I was welcoming back a little girl who has been out for several days due to strep throat. Her older sister attends our school and apparently had been telling the younger sister she needed to bring me a dollar to pay for the author’s visit.

My cherub comes into the classroom on her first day back and says, with the biggest most beautiful smiling brown eyes you’ve ever seen, “My sister said I need to give you this dollar for the man whose coming and his name is Arthur.”

Welcome Jerry Pallotta aka Arthur!

| students, teaching, wisdom, work | March 04, 2011

About the author

Wynn Godbold is an inspired educator who stretches herself and those around her to new heights. Her work as a speaker, trainer, and administrative coach carries her across the United States where she spreads her message of inspiring teachers to reach children with authenticity, joy, and success. Her teacher retreats are known to empower teachers to love their lives. Teachers world-wide experience personal growth through the products and packages she offers on line. In June of 2012, Wynn kick started the International Academy of Bee Sharp Teachers. Wynn is Nationally Board Certified in Reading and the Language Arts. She has certifications in Education Administration, Elementary and Early Childhood Education. In addition to running Bee Sharp, she consults for the McGraw Hill Education Group and serves on the Educational Team at Page Turner Adventures. Wynn lives in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina with her husband, two sons, and the family dog, JR.

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