This is a case study of how one teacher transitioned from the classroom into another professional endeavor with help from Career Transition & Job Search Coach, Kitty Boitnott, Ph.D., NBCT.
Ah, summer vacation! For the teacher who doesn’t have to work to cover the rent until she receives the next school paycheck, it’s fabulous. Freedom. You get to sleep in…no alarm clocks for you. You get to take your time getting ready for the day. There are no school bells marking off the day period […]
People who are starting out on a job search often make one major mistake. They start their search without a clear idea of what it is they want to do. I liken it to planning a vacation itinerary with no destination in mind. Sounds a little crazy, right? Yet, think of the last time you […]
I work with teachers who are experiencing the pain and heartache of teacher burnout. I know there are people in the general population who don’t understand that concept. I hear from them all the time. They think teachers have it easy. If you are a teacher, however, or if you care about one, you know […]
If you are a teacher, you will recognize the truth of this statement: Summer vacation is the best medicine for treating teacher burnout. Many people–those who have never taught and don’t know a teacher well–don’t appreciate that teachers can suffer from burnout. They think you have a great job. One such insensitive soul recently wrote […]