Teachers may want to hear from other teachers and successful people in education who are accomplishing much in a variety of fields of endeavor. What do you want to see in terms of venues of communication and collaboration among teachers?
We used to say as children:
"Sticks and stones, may break my bones but names will never hurt me".; but in truth both the names and the stones hurt, and did damage. We live in a day, and a time, where both literal stones, and despicable names are being thrown around at each other, as if, we never learned childhood lessons of basic proper behavior.
Teachers are entering politics, and collectively bargaining for their own
livelihoods, putting skin in the game, putting shoe leather to the ground to make the change that we need today.
When do you meet, and discuss teacher issues that relates to you, your
individual progress, to becoming the teacher you have always wanted to become?
You may have aspired to be a different, better, teacher, but were encumbered
with all types of control that may have hindered you professionally. What
should you do?
Although it may seem like a non-traditional hire, when more and more African-Americans fulfill the requirements for college degrees, they are likewise, hopeful to actually work in those fields.
Becoming the best version of you, as it relates to the job we
are discussing. Often, people are talented, and can do many things well.
Depending on the task we are discussing, you are apparently good at it, if you
are applying for a job at this.