Thoreau MS Seventh Grade Teacher Enlists Guest Speakers to Keep Students Motivated

School News
March 08, 2021

screenshot of guest speaker and classEnglish teacher Michelle Gabro keeps her Thoreau Middle seventh grade students motivated and engaged with a series of guest speakers—who also happen to be relatives— to talk about their jobs and read to her students. So far, Gabro has signed up a school counselor, a psychology teacher, a Department of Defense employee, a recent college graduate, a surgeon, and an employee of a multinational professional services firm. Gabro says the response has been positive and she plans to continue inviting guests for her seventh-grade classes. Contact news liaison Andrea Hager at