The old African proverb, "It takes a village to raise a child" seemed apropos as the team members discussed our shared commitment to recruiting and retaining quality teachers for our children. However, we are not a village, we are the Silicon Valley hence, "It takes a valley" to raise the teachers, specifically prepared for the children in our valley who are struggling in high need schools.
Meyers, Susan; Strage, Amy; and Norris, Janet, "Silicon Valley Partnership for Recruiting and Preparing Quality Teachers For Students in High Needs Schools: "It Takes A Valley"" (2000). Curriculum. 6.