David Schutten, President of Organization of DeKalb Educators (ODE)
DeKalb County Public Library partnered with StoryCorps and utilized their StoryKit to record stories of DeKalb County residents. The programs celebrated the history, diversity and preservation of residents of DeKalb County. President of Organization of DeKalb Educators (ODE) recorded a story about education and how mentoring is important to communities. The complete StoryKit interview which was recorded at the Stonecrest Library is preserved at the American Folklife Center at the U.S. Library of Congress. Following is an excerpt from David Schutten’s interview.