For Dr. Dudley Flood, teaching isn’t a profession – it’s a lifestyle and a calling.
“If I’m awake, I’m a teacher,” he says. “I can’t imagine not being a teacher.”
He believes strongly in the importance of teachers showing their students that he or she cares for them, an approach Flood advocates for anyone working with young people.
Although he officially retired in 1990, Flood still teaches every day...
The Heritage Calendar honors men and women of all races who have contributed significantly to the lives and experiences of African Americans in the State. In addition to monthly honorees, the calendar also highlights dates of significance in North Carolina and nationally.