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D.C. Gigs: Master Educator

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Eric Bethel was a teacher in District of Columbia Public Schools for eight years before becoming a Master Educator.  He has been working as a Master Educator for the past two years.
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Eric Bethel was a teacher in District of Columbia Public Schools for eight years before becoming a Master Educator. He has been working as a Master Educator for the past two years.

As a "master educator" for the D.C. public schools, Eric Bethel says his job is to evaluate and support District teachers. In our series featuring people working distinctively "D.C. Gigs," the former teacher admits with teachers' jobs on the line, his job of evaluating effectiveness is definitely "high stakes."

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