America’s Oldest Teacher Shares Her Secret For A Happy Life


By Vicki Little

Many say that age is a state of mind, and Agnes Zhelesnik is definitely young at heart! At age 102, she is the oldest teacher in America. Her students and co-workers affectionately call her “Granny, ” and they love the knowledge, skills, and heart that this teacher brings to school every day. Surprised that she is still working at 102? Check out this video for her secret to a happy life!

Vicki Little is a work-at-home mom with two young kids. A Colorado native, she is the Publisher and Editor of Macaroni Kid Aurora and Downtown Denver. In her free time, she enjoys volunteering, reading, camping, or enjoying a bottle of wine with friends.


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