- Shaking, Sanitized Hands: Building New Student Relationships while Grieving Old Ones - November 19, 2020
- Class Divide in Emergency Learning: A Crisis Overseas - September 10, 2020
- Practicing Self-Care in the Midst of Chaos - August 31, 2020
- Do the Work: Equity Symposium for Teachers - August 23, 2020
- Universities Collaborate on the Biggest Experiment in Higher Ed: Reopening - August 3, 2020
- The Day of Teacher Self-Care is Happening August 1, 2020 - July 21, 2020
- Do the Work: A Conversation Around Anti-Racist Teaching in K-12 Schools - June 14, 2020
- My Daughter Has Found Her Passion Using Getty Unshuttered - May 11, 2020
- Dear Teachers of the Arts: The World Still Needs You - April 30, 2020
- Urban Districts Warn That 275,000 Teacher Jobs Could Be At Risk Due to COVID-19 - April 30, 2020
10. When Teachers Leave the Profession is it Time to Make a Change by Lynette Walters
Ok!! So you’re fed up! You just can’t take anymore! Your season has ended, you’re bored with the job or no longer feel challenged, the kids are too difficult, or you just need a change….Whatever the reason, whatever the rhyme, you’re ready to leave teaching and do something different. It’s time to explore the options!
Changing careers and/or reinventing yourself can be a little scary. Nonetheless, no one deserves the torture of having to show up for a job that is mentally, physically and emotionally draining. At some point and time, teaching was the “bees knees” or the “cat’s pajamas”, and you reveled in the thought of educating today’s youth into oblivion. Sound familiar? Sure it does. But here comes reality….somewhere, somehow, you lost your luster and now are faced with the dilemma of choosing another career, or at the very least coming out of the classroom.
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