Leal Carter

Grades 7 & 8 Science Teacher; Grade 7 Advisor

Education: Oberlin College, B.S.
Joined Belmont Day: 2019
Recent Professional Development: Multicultural Teaching Institute at the Meadowbrook School and the Maker Mindset Workshop at Belmont Day

Three Thoughts:

My Capstone project would be ... Gathering stories about the ways that specific communities have organized around protecting local endangered species.

Someone you admire or would consider a hero ... My great-grandmother. She emigrated to the US from Ireland with little money and raised her children during the Great Depression. She was famous in my family for having infectious positivity, energy, and a constant can-do attitude, even while facing these (and other) life challenges. I am inspired by her story and feel honored to be named after her!

My favorite children's book is ... The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster