Kaitlin Roig didn't let the Sandy Hook tragedy define her or her students. Instead, she's paying the world's kindness forward.
As I try to reflect back over the past year, I still can't answer all of the whys. I will never be able to. My healing began the day I started to focus on the questions I knew I could answer. For myself, after enduring the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School, I knew two things for sure. I knew I could not let this tragedy define myself or my students, and I knew that I had to give my students and myself our control back. This knowledge led me to these two questions:
How can I make sure this tragedy does not define my students or myself moving forward?