Read what Wendy Owen of The Oregonian says about the influence of a teacher’s dress on the student’s productivity.
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Deb McGowan knows the power of clothes.
She was among seven teachers from across the United States to win a fashion makeover this summer from Jones New York in the Classroom, which included a $1,500 clothes shopping spree in the Big Apple.
Deb McGowan after her fashion makeover in NYC
McGowan, 52, has always been a sensible dresser, but this school year, the second-grade teacher at Earl Boyles Elementary has added some pizazz to her wardrobe and to her spirit.
Not only did the makeover boost her self-confidence, but it may bolster her students’ attitudes as well.