Our Teachers, Then and Now

The late Constantine Parthenis, the Teacher of Astoria. Photo by Costas Bej

Each time a model teacher passes away, as Constantine Parthenis recently did, beyond the sorrow for the loss and the gratitude we feel for their contributions, we become alarmed regarding the future of our community and Greek education.

We wonder if there are other teachers out there who, like Parthenis, are so dedicated to their calling.

Before we try to answer that question, as a fulfillment of our duty, we wouldlike to say a few words about Parthenis: he was the example …

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