McKinley's Fishman is D.C.'s top teacher

"This is definitely my passion," D.C. Teacher of the Year Shira Fishman says of teaching. After working as a mechanical engineer, she changed careers and now teaches math at McKinley Technology High School in Northeast. "She has an uncanny ability to make the content come to life," says McKinley Principal David Pinder. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

"This is definitely my passion," D.C. Teacher of the Year Shira Fishman says of teaching. After working as a mechanical engineer, she changed careers and now teaches math at McKinley Technology High School in Northeast. "She has an uncanny ability to make the content come to life," says McKinley Principal David Pinder. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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