Like most people who attended school in the ’90s and early 2000s, I fully brought into the college = success, no college = failure ideology. I came to teaching as an aide at the age of 22 and expected to encourage students that they must attend college, no other paths. I learned a hard lesson that year. When talking about careers with my students, one said: “I want to manage a Taco Bell.” I bit my tongue to keep myself…