Editor’s Note: This is an ongoing Q&A profile series introducing new teachers that have joined Ardmore City Schools.

Dorian Carter

Position: Band Director

School: Ardmore High School

Years in education: First year

Q: What made you decide to work in schools?

My old band director and college coaches. I have benefited from band and music and I want our kids to have that feeling of joy.

Q: What is your favorite part of doing your job?

Being bossy and leading.

Q: What kind of impact do you want to make in your students’ lives?

I want to show my students that hard work pays off and that you need to stay positive to succeed.