Welcome to our new series on Americans at work. Each week, we’ll feature a new photo essay that highlights aspects of the varying ways that Americans spend their work day. Here’s a look at two essays in the series.
Third grade homeroom teacher Brian Calhoun greets his students at the beginning of the school day, on November 3, 2016, at Marvin Camras Children’s Engineering School. (Marc Monaghan)
Librarian Lies Garner escorts kindergartners to their homeroom after recess at Hawthorne Scholastic Academy, in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood, on November 10, 2016. (Marc Monaghan)
Music Department Chair Gerald Powell stands in the wings as the Kenwood Concert Choir performs during the school’s annual Thanksgiving Concert on November 18, 2016. (Marc Monaghan)
Classroom co-teacher Carmenita Peoples works with several of her students on their work plans in the mixed age class of 6 year-olds to 9 year-olds at the Montessori Academy of Chicago on October 20, 2016. (Marc Monaghan)
History teacher and college counselor Andrew Johnson speaks with students in his Economics class during a lesson on supply, demand and price relationships at George Westinghouse College Prep, on October 6, 2016. (Marc Monaghan)