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Posts tagged ‘retired teachers’

The Value of Veteran Educators… There is No Expiration Date.


Category: Things that expire.

One of the concerns brought up at the NEA RA, ( National Education Association Representative Assembly), this year, was the reprehensible treatment of veteran educators. All over the United States, it seems veteran educators are under attack.



I’m Not Retiring, And You Can’t Make Me!


Are you an “old” teacher?

Are you one of those teachers people think they have the right to ask, “When are you going to retire?”


I had that conversation with a younger 20 something colleague recently.

I wanted to respond to her question by stating, “None of your business.”, but I was polite.

I said, “When my mortgage is paid, or I get really, really, tired of this job.”

She was persistent.READ MORE

I’m Not That Super Teacher: When Teaching Takes Its Toll!

My eyes are burning.

My blood pressure is high for the first time in 53 years.

My doctor swears that I have mild arthritis in my knees.

“Faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive, and able to leap tall buildings in a single bound”READ MORE…

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