How This Indianapolis Teacher Uses His Own Learning Disability to Understand His Students
July 9, 2018
By: Shelby Mullis
Erik Catellier doesn’t expect perfection from his students. He expects greatness.
That’s why Catellier, a language arts teacher at Center for Inquiry School 2, also wants students and their families to know about his own challenges: He is dyslexic.
“I have never been able to be the sage on the stage, all-knowing teacher,” Catellier, known to students as Mr. Cat, told Chalkbeat. “I am upfront and honest with my students and my families about my struggles as a learner. I have the fact that I am dyslexic in my email signature.”