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Educator Spotlight: Laura Ostrowski teaches in different capacities

A child’s first teacher is their mother. The loving affection a mother has for their child is unlike any other love. Laura Ostrowski testifies that her mother, Karen Dingfelder, was the greatest teacher in her life. The process of shaping a child also shapes the parent. Dingfelder’s inclusive way of thinking, without knowing it, shaped […]

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Black educator Bernice Bass impacts Racine

A former Racine resident recalls her childhood teacher in the Historical Racine Forever Facebook group. The online group has nearly 8,000 members and shares content about life in Racine. One member, Judy Collins, was looking to connect with others who remember their first-grade teacher, Bernice Bass. Mrs. Bass was one of the first, if not […]