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Posts Made By: checkerjane
Board: The VENT 06-16-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 17
 
Posted By checkerjane
I feel your pain. It sucks. :mad:

I feel your pain. It sucks. :mad:
Board: The VENT 06-11-2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 11
 
Posted By checkerjane
Good luck! Sending tons of positive vibes your...

Good luck! Sending tons of positive vibes your way!:)
Board: The VENT 06-10-2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By checkerjane
Scratched and hit, and it p!sses me smooth off...

Scratched and hit, and it p!sses me smooth off that nobody really seems to care, especially because I teach sped. Itís like a given. I have a violent kiddo, who is only going to become stronger as he...
Board: The VENT 06-09-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By checkerjane
I think it would kind of depend on how it’s...

I think it would kind of depend on how it’s approached. If it was a note or something going out in general, and parents who wanted to donate could, I think I’d be okay with it. If it was a situation...
Board: The VENT 06-09-2019, 08:02 AM
Replies: 13
 
Posted By checkerjane
Youíre in teaching right now, not an easy...

Youíre in teaching right now, not an easy profession, so that right there proves youíre not a failure. :)

I also struggle with depression. IDK about you, but when I get depressed it feels like a...
Board: The VENT 06-07-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By checkerjane
Iím going to text the sped director on Monday a...

Iím going to text the sped director on Monday a friendly thank you for meeting with me and asking her to keep me in mind if any positions above 1st grade happen to pop up in the 11th hour (this...
Board: The VENT 06-07-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By checkerjane
Yes, I still have my current job. I canít resign...

Yes, I still have my current job. I canít resign until I have something else lined up. I need insurance, lol. I would like to leave sped, but Iíd take a sped spot at the district I interviewed at...
Board: The VENT 06-07-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 11
 
Posted By checkerjane
Slurping is the worst! I canít stand it when...

Slurping is the worst! I canít stand it when people eat ice around me. That sound about sends me over the edge.
Board: The VENT 06-07-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 13
 
Posted By checkerjane
Agree!!!!! I said that so many times last...

Agree!!!!! I said that so many times last year!!!! The ďlatest and greatestĒ is such a drain on teachers, so is that really much of a payout????? One thing my district decided to do last year, caused...
Board: The VENT 06-07-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By checkerjane
This is the last one

Okay, I’m going to post this and then end my pity party and deal with it the best I can.

(A) I spent hours on my resume, spent hours (lots) filling out that d@mn online application, bought an...
Board: The VENT 06-07-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 10
 
Posted By checkerjane
That wouldnít set well with me, either....

That wouldnít set well with me, either. <!--grumpy-->
Board: BusyBoard 06-06-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 1
 
Posted By checkerjane
Autism Curriculum/Resources

I have a non-verbal autistic student, and my school provides no resources for him. Iím on my own, and need some help! Can anyone recommend a TPT unit? He was starting to do color and shape matching...
Board: The VENT 06-06-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 11
 
Posted By checkerjane
Thanks for the kind words of encouragement and...

Thanks for the kind words of encouragement and advice everyone. I greatly appreciate them all.

The director visited with me about a sped job, but it was for 3 and 4 year-olds. That would not be a...
Board: The VENT 06-05-2019, 09:16 PM
Replies: 11
 
Posted By checkerjane
I didnít get it. Iím devastated. The principal...

I didnít get it. Iím devastated. The principal said she thought the person she chose was better suited for the grade level, even though I have experience with this grade level. :(

I have 12 years...
Board: The VENT 06-05-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 11
 
Posted By checkerjane
I think this is the thing that sucks the most....

I think this is the thing that sucks the most. This position was seriously my only shot to get out of the hellhole Iím in. I have to resign by June 15th or my superintendent wonít let me out of my...
Board: The VENT 06-05-2019, 08:47 AM
Replies: 11
 
Posted By checkerjane
That’s the most frustrating part, IMO. I don’t...

That’s the most frustrating part, IMO. I don’t know of anything I would have/could have done differently. If I get a courtesy call saying I didn’t get it, I’m going to ask what I could have done...
Board: The VENT 06-05-2019, 08:43 AM
Replies: 11
 
Posted By checkerjane
The obligatory ďtell us about yourselfĒ ...

The obligatory ďtell us about yourselfĒ

Strengths/weaknesses

Approach to discipline

Dealing with kids who experienced trauma

PLC
Board: The VENT 06-04-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 11
 
Posted By checkerjane
Bummed

I had an interview for a gen ed spot today at another district, and I don’t feel like it went well. :( It only lasted 30 minutes and they seemed really hurried at the end. I feel that was my one shot...
Board: The VENT 06-04-2019, 06:26 PM
Replies: 19
 
Posted By checkerjane
Wow, just wow. I canít believe she actually...

Wow, just wow. I canít believe she actually thought that was okay.:mad:
Board: The VENT 06-01-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 12
 
Posted By checkerjane
Probably not extremely applicable since Iíve only...

Probably not extremely applicable since Iíve only been in sped a year, but I taught gen ed 11 years. For me, gen ed was way less stressful than sped. Yes, I had to grade papers, track data, plan,...
Board: The Job Search 05-30-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 1
 
Posted By checkerjane
Online app with TalentEd program

I submitted an online app a little over a week ago for a position posted on a website. The status just says ďreceived.Ē Iíve Googled, and it looks like when itís being looked at, itís supposed to say...
Board: BusyBoard 05-30-2019, 02:55 PM
Replies: 0
 
Posted By checkerjane
Online application using TalentEd Hire

Sorry, wrong board. <!--grumpy-->
Board: The VENT 05-29-2019, 06:39 PM
Replies: 3
 
Posted By checkerjane
Im hoping so! <!--giggle--> Iím sending 15 of my...

Im hoping so! <!--giggle--> Iím sending 15 of my sped kids to 4th, but the rest will be familiar faces come August.
Board: The VENT 05-26-2019, 10:08 PM
Replies: 25
 
Posted By checkerjane
Glad you feel a little better.:) I feel the same...

Glad you feel a little better.:) I feel the same way sometimes, so I get where youíre coming from. Iíve said, a lot, that I should deactivate my FB account, but I never do.
Board: The VENT 05-25-2019, 09:41 PM
Replies: 2
 
Posted By checkerjane
Thank you so much for your advice and insight. I...

Thank you so much for your advice and insight. I greatly appreciate it. I think youíre right. Iíve told my husband many times this year that I donít think sped would be that bad if I had some...



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