Today's Tuesday Teacher is Mr. Lefler! Mr. Lefler is one of Walker Middle Magnet IB World School's Assistant Head of School (Assistant Principal). He is a graduate of the University of Tampa and Nova Southeastern. Mr. Lefler has been at Walker for 26 years.
Why did you become an educator?
I followed in my parents' footsteps. Both were Educators for 38+ years.
What are your goals in educating the students at Walker? What do you hope to achieve?
Preparing students for life.
What is your favorite quote and why?
"The way a team plays as a whole determines its success. You may have the greatest bunch of individual stars in the world, but if they don't play together, the club won't be worth a dime." Babe Ruth
A strong team is essential in any organization's success.
What do you enjoy doing in your free time?
What are 2 or 3 fun facts about you that the students and/or co-workers might not know?
Fluent in Spanish, Second generation of Educators in my family.
If there was one thing you could tell your 13-year-old self, what would it be?
While in school, practice the following: Slant- Sit up, Lean forward, Ask questions, Nod your head, Track the teacher.