Kali Karen Zohar leaps for joy surrounded by her current students on one of her last days of teaching before retiring from her 29-year career in education. (Kelsey Brunner/The Aspen Times)
Kali Zohar loves the light bulb moments.
“My favorite part of the job is seeing the light bulb go off on a student’s face when they understand something they previously didn’t,” the retiring Aspen High School teacher said. “It’s always so much fun to watch.”
She’s spent 29 years in education, all but one of them at Aspen School District. The bulk of that time took place in the science classroom teaching biology and chemistry; for the past six years, she has focused on helping incoming