Teachers: Driving Our Future
As communities are heading back to school, we’d like to take a moment to celebrate the educators who are also our Uber partner drivers. Whether it’s an afternoon shift or a summertime gig, partnering with Uber provides teachers with the flexibility and opportunity they need to continue creating a foundation of excellence for students across the country.
Every day teachers are asked to do more with less, constantly faced with new challenges and limited resources. Uber opens the door for more possibilities and delivers a meaningful impact to the communities we serve.
“Teachers, in general, need a little bit more money. With Uber, I get to pick when I want to drive and how much money I want to bring in. I can be a great teacher and make both happen.” – Jenny Hochmiller, High Tech Early College
Teachers are among the most dedicated, passionate and hardworking professionals – a few of the qualities that make the best Uber partner drivers. Throughout the year, we’ll continue to invest in providing opportunities for educators in cities around the world – recognizing the need for more income options on their own terms.
By utilizing Uber, teachers are increasing their earnings while dedicating their lives to shaping students’ futures – cultivating a generation that is imaginative, determined and believes in extraordinary possibilities.
“I’m a criminal justice instructor and deputy sheriff – not to mention a father of two girls. As a driver with Uber, I see first hand how Uber takes safety to the next level.” – Corey Watson, Colerain High School
Our partners are your drivers, neighbors, teachers, and community members – dedicated individuals bringing their passion to the Uber experience. We met with these teachers across the country – from Denver to Cincinnati to Louisville – who consistently said what they love about driving with Uber.
We want to share their inspiring stories with you.
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