On this last day of school, we wanted to share what some of our readers learned over the last year.

Chalkbeat readers reflected on lessons learned at our event last weekbut we want to hear from you, too. Tell us what you learned, and we’ll add your response. Comment in the thread below, tell us on Facebook, or Tweet at us by including @ChalkbeatNY in your response.

Nick Lawrence, social studies teacher at East Bronx Academy for the Future
Nick Lawrence, social studies teacher at East Bronx Academy for the Future

“This year, I re-learned that if part of a teacher eval system does not improve teaching, it should not be used.”

Linda Rosenbury, founding principal of Brooklyn Urban Garden School
Linda Rosenbury, founding principal of Brooklyn Urban Garden School

“This year, I learned how to promote student friendships across race and class lines.”

Brent Nycz, fifth-grade special education teacher in Washington Heights
Brent Nycz, fifth-grade special education teacher in Washington Heights

“This year, I learned multiple ways to make an impact in and out of the classroom.”

Tracie Benjamin, education administrator at New Visions for Public Schools
Tracie Benjamin, education administrator at New Visions for Public Schools

“This year, I learned about the high percentage of suspensions in NYC high schools.”

Alissa Silverstein, executive director at Fairway Community Foundation at Fairway Market
Alissa Silverstein, executive director at Fairway Community Foundation at Fairway Market

“This year, I learned how to make a program budget!”

E.M. Eisen-Markowitz, teacher at City As School High School
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E.M. Eisen-Markowitz, teacher at City As School High School

“This year, I learned how different schools in NYC can be.”

Nate Dudley, deputy leader at Children's First Network
Nate Dudley, deputy leader at Children’s First Network

“This year, I learned that systematic teacher inter-visitation (within and across schools) can lead to improved teacher practice.”

Sarah-Jane Caban, communications director at Relay Graduate School of Education
Sarah-Jane Caban, communications director at Relay Graduate School of Education

“This year, I learned that if you don’t tell your own story, someone else will.”

Suzy Ort, assistant principal at Park East High School
Suzy Ort, assistant principal at Park East High School

“This year, I learned how to make time for my own professional learning.”

Christian Clarke, English teacher at Brooklyn Technical High School
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Christian Clarke, English teacher at Brooklyn Technical High School

“This year, I learned that ‘success’ is contextual and relative.”

Gail Robinson, education writer
Gail Robinson, education writer

“This year, I learned about new plans for failing schools.”

David Epstein, investigative reporter at ProPublica
David Epstein, investigative reporter at ProPublica

“This event, I learned giving students a blank transcript when they start high school, no matter how they did before, is motivating.”