The building may be new and she is teaching remotely but it’s still the Taylor neighborhood kids
For some to say they have landed their dream job, it is usually an exaggeration. For Courtney Lima, her childhood fantasy has become a reality.
Lima, born and raised in New Bedford, dreamed of being a teacher at a young age, specifically teaching in the school she attended, the William H. Taylor Elementary School on the South End peninsula.
In her senior year at New Bedford High School, she held an internship at Taylor and graduated from Curry College this past May with a degree in elementary education and a minor in math education. Immediately upon returning home, she saw a listing on SchoolSpring, a job posting site for the education field. Today, she has returned to her roots to be the third-grade distance learning academy teacher.
Was it everything she had ever