When the school year concludes next month, it marks the end of the 34-year teaching career of Debbie Callan.
Callan, 55, spent her entire career educating first-graders, not only in the same school but in the same classroom at Bel Air Elementary.
Though sentimental about her impending retirement, Callan said she will leave with no regrets.
“I have a Dr. Seuss quote (written) near the (classroom) door that says, ‘Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened,’” Callan said. “That sums up how I feel.