Life skills program begun in school has far-reaching impact
Inside every school in America are students of many backgrounds, skill levels, abilities and disabilities. Some students cruise through school, excelling at whatever they attempt while others get lost in the shuffle.
Nine years ago, special education instructor Pam Goliher began baking special recipe biscuits by fellow teacher Stacey Mitchell’s in her life skills class as a way of teaching her students with disabilities what it takes to run a successful business. But the biscuits didn’t stay in class.