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Veteran Teachers Feel they Get a Bad Rap

Veteran teacher working with students.  Source: www.tampabay.com

Veteran teacher working with students.
Source: http://www.tampabay.com

An LA Times article by columnist Sandy Banks discusses the tension that exist between rookie teachers and veteran teachers. Read More…

Stick a Fork in Me I’m Done?

Veteran teacher working with Younger Teacher

By Martin Palamore

In college, I worked in retail. It was one of the ways that I paid for the necessities at the time. I going to school to become a teacher, so I knew that working in retail wasn’t going to be something long term. However, like anything I try to give it my best. One of the most troubling aspects about working in retail was that always prevalent feeling that I could be easily replaced. I didn’t feel important and I didn’t feel valued. I am sure that others had a different experience, but that would be one aspect of working retail that stood out to me.

That feeling should not exist in the teaching profession.

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