Read the entire op-ed by E4E-New York member Arthur Everett on Education Post.
After eight years as a New York City high school social studies teacher, I thought my love of teaching and leadership would naturally lead me to serve as an administrator; I mean, that IS the “normal” progression for teacher advancement. I was passionate, had the right skill set, and I imagined the role would allow me to make an even greater impact on the students I am dedicated to serving. But after completing two master’s programs to follow that path, something just didn’t add up.
Sure, I had worked nights and weekends, completed hours of training in pedagogy and education leadership, paid for and passed all of the state certification exams. But when it came time to make the leap, I just couldn’t leave the classroom.
Read the complete article by E4E-New York member Arthur Everett on Education Post.