Name: Teresa Bunker
School and subjects taught: Payson Education Center, English and Language Arts
College degree and major: BS Criminal Justice with a minor in English. Masters in education, soon, very very soon.
Years teaching: First year
Why do you teach? I believe in the importance of an education and the potential of this community’s wonderful youth.
Personal motto/words of wisdom: Respect/get your diploma.
Why Payson? Employment opportunity with Gila County Probation as a juvenile probation officer.
In school, who was your favorite teacher and why? Mrs. Love — high school English teacher. She was caring and charismatic.
What was your favorite subject in school? Algebra
What was your favorite year in school and why? Kindergarten. I loved my teacher. College at Northern Arizona University — Enjoyed the curriculum for criminal justice.