Last December I was ready to walk away from teaching. Truthfully, I was probably ready to walk away in November, but I felt I owed it to my students to remain at least until the semester ended in December. I figured I could re-enter the engineering field and not be nearly as exhausted and run down as I was as a teacher. Fall semester is our program’s most difficult semester, and last fall was even more insanely intense than usual because of the number of roles I was juggling.
My blog last week was about the fall convening of the MI EdVoice Fellowship, and one thing that is still stuck in my head is all the information about messaging and branding.This has been a common theme of my summer - I also attended the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards Academy for state networks.This was the yearly planning meeting for all of the state networks and resource centers associated with the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards. Many