The Letter of Resignation I Wanted to Write

Beth Maloney Current Affairs, Education, Education Policy, Life in the Classroom, National Board Certification, Social Issues

It’s hard for me to believe, but after twenty years of teaching, this is my last week as a teacher.  I wrote my letter of resignation a few months ago.  It was a short, simple statement beginning with my intention

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Do it for her

Bonds and Overrides and the Public, Oh My!

Beth Maloney Current Affairs, Education, Education Policy, Life in the Classroom, Social Issues, Teacher Leadership

As a busy teacher/advocate, I am careful to whom I rent space in my head, meaning, I don’t perseverate about things outside my control as much as I did as a newer teacher.  Angry parents don’t phase me anymore.  Administrative

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