An Odyssey All Our Own…

Teaching is not just a profession, but an exciting and fulfilling journey that involves exploration, creativity, inspiration and innovation. We are guides, mentors, and fellow travelers.

Adventures in Education, featuring Elijah Carbajal and Tracey Taylor, is the perfect place to embark on your next educational excursion. So come along with us, and let’s explore the wonderful world of learning, teaching, and education together!

Lead the way, Join the fun

Embrace both roles, one by one!

Elijah Carbajal

Elijah & Tracey

Tracey Taylor

Part of the ship…Part of the krewe

Elijah Carbajal is a teacher who followed in the footsteps of teachers in his family. He has served as an educator in the state of New Mexico since 2014 and is currently a Title I Reading Interventionist. He is the author of the book A Place They Love and the host of The Shut Up and Teach Podcast. Elijah works hard to make school and his classroom a place that students love! He loves to spend time with his wife, Tracey, and his cat, Nala.

Beyond here, There be Pirates!
Tracey Taylor & Elijah Carbajal
Teach Better 2022

The Benevolent 5:

~Be an advocate for students

~Be an advocate for Teachers

~Be Benevolent by giving of yourself for others

~Navigate your journey irrespective of accolades/criticism

~Do what is right & Good, even if it seems unpopular

Watering Marigolds:

~Guide others into their possibilities

~Support the well-being & growth of Others

~Celebrate the success of self & others

Tracey Taylor is an artist, educator, coach, author, and entrepreneur with over twenty years of experience currently living and working in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Tracey holds a B.S. in Elementary Education, a M. Ed in Curriculum & Instruction, along with an additional M. Ed in Educational Leadership, and a teaching specialty for Fine Art/Visual Arts. Her middle school classroom studio is branded as The Steamworks with students engaging in art, design, STEAM, and hosts her volleyball team and home economics club after school. Tracey finds her balance and recharges her battery with books, paint, cameras, music, and hanging out with her husband Elijah and his cat Nala, while strategizing yet another bullet journal hack to help with the laundry.

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