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Dr. Lupita Hightower: Sí Se Puede

Episode Summary

Dr. Lupita Hightower of Arizona's Tolleson Elementary School District shares how she's using the Kids at Hope philosophy to ensure every child is successful. No exceptions!

Episode Notes

Dr. Lupita Hightower always wanted to be an educator. Even before she and her family immigrated to the United States when she was a child, Dr. Hightower knew she wanted to make a difference in the lives of students.  

Despite her passion, some teachers and classmates discouraged Hightower along the way, claiming she could never be successful in the classroom. Years later, Dr. Hightower credits the teachers who believed in her—without exception—with the success she’s had for over a decade as superintendent of Arizona’s Tolleson Elementary School District.

In this episode, we discuss with Dr. Hightower how she is using the Kids at Hope philosophy and how her own experiences as a student are shaping her leadership at Tolleson.

Dr. Lupita Hightower (@LupitaHightower)

Tolleson Elementary (@TollesonESD)

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