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Posts Made By: patman119
Board: The VENT 11-18-2020, 07:33 AM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By patman119
Micromanaging

How do you deal with a P or AP that constantly micromanages?

The P at my school is an interim. Our previous P resigned due to stress. They lied to her to get her to accept the position. She was a...
Board: The VENT 08-11-2020, 06:39 AM
Replies: 18
 
Posted By patman119
Hello everyone. I am the "I Am Annoyed" author. I...

Hello everyone. I am the "I Am Annoyed" author. I have no serious issues with my union and I am glad they are helping me try to restore my high school position, but I just wish they did a better job...
Board: The VENT 08-08-2020, 04:34 AM
Replies: 13
 
Posted By patman119
Update

So I got two emails from the union reps on Friday and I found out that they are trying to force me to teach out of my content area, yet they still wonít tell me what that is. Of course, I have to...
Board: The VENT 08-06-2020, 12:45 PM
Replies: 13
 
Posted By patman119
Agree

Bonita47: I agree with your statement as well. If I could stop paying, I would. I could use the extra money anyway.
Board: The VENT 08-06-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 13
 
Posted By patman119
Remote Learning

BioBirdie: My district is doing remote learning for the first 5 weeks of the school year. If we go back to the physical classroom, we will be in a blended learning system.



My district put...
Board: The VENT 08-06-2020, 10:20 AM
Replies: 21
 
Posted By patman119
Same

If they're not paying for it, I'm not doing it. If the district does not want to go above and beyond to help the students, why should we? I did see a story last week of a teacher in Hawaii who spent...
Board: The VENT 08-06-2020, 10:16 AM
Replies: 13
 
Posted By patman119
Computer Science

My certification for my license is in Computer Science. My state has that listed under K-12. However, this school apparently does not have a technology classroom or lab. So I am still not...
Board: The VENT 08-06-2020, 07:39 AM
Replies: 13
 
Posted By patman119
I Am Annoyed

Been a while since I posted here.
My district had to make some cuts due to COVID. Instead of cutting paras and non essential staff, they decided to cut teachers and reassign some to other schools,...
Board: The VENT 05-06-2019, 07:31 AM
Replies: 11
 
Posted By patman119
Sub Horror Story

I couldn't believe this actually happened, but apparently it did. I took my very first mental health day last Thursday. We were on a modified schedule due to state testing, which means we only saw 3...
Board: The VENT 04-17-2019, 07:08 AM
Replies: 1
 
Posted By patman119
Tired!

I'm at my wits end here. This has been one of the worst schools I have ever worked at. I cannot wait to leave this toxic school. Between the admin that don't communicate with staff and them picking...
Board: The VENT 03-11-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By patman119
Some already share a classroom with another...

Some already share a classroom with another intervention specialist. All of them do some inclusion classes and study skills. Now they will have to use other teacherís rooms on different floors. Only...
Board: The VENT 03-11-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By patman119
Forced on a Cart

Just left from a staff meeting. My P just informed every Intervention Specialist that they will be losing their classrooms and will be forced on a cart. (I teach at a 7-12 school). He wants to turn...
Board: The VENT 03-04-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 2
 
Posted By patman119
Very Little Support (Long Rant)

I have been in the education field for 5 years, but this is my first year with my own class. I currently teach at a 7-12 school. I was hired late in September as their schoolís first and only...
Board: The VENT 03-12-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By patman119
Compliance

The secretary said she would forward my email to the P.

The P has been telling teachers they need to have backup emergency plans in case they are absent. Some have listened while others have...
Board: The VENT 03-12-2018, 04:41 AM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By patman119
Using Paras As Classroom Subs

My school has an extremely difficult time getting subs in our building. This is a grade 7-12 building. Often, that results in paras being pulled out of their assignments to internal sub. There was a...
Board: The VENT 02-01-2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 8
 
Posted By patman119
The first couple weeks I was there, they didnít...

The first couple weeks I was there, they didnít want to pay me the extra rate. They felt if a para subs for another para, then they are not entitled to the extra pay. I made sure they paid me since...
Board: The VENT 02-01-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 8
 
Posted By patman119
Paraprofessionals are paid an extra $2 per hour,...

Paraprofessionals are paid an extra $2 per hour, which comes up to just an extra $12 or $13 if they get paid for six hours or for six and a half hours. Itís not really worth it to me when the...
Board: The VENT 02-01-2018, 06:43 AM
Replies: 8
 
Posted By patman119
Calling off at the last minute

I have been working in this district since late November as a para since I couldnít find another teaching job after I was laid off.
I found out this morning that the teachers are not allowed to put...
Board: The VENT 02-01-2018, 04:09 AM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By patman119
Time sheet

I have been noting that every day. The teachers I work with are tired of me being pulled.
Board: The VENT 02-01-2018, 03:58 AM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By patman119
Union

We are a union state. I happen to have students jn class with the union rep of our school. She says what they are doing is illegal, yet they still do it. They donít try to call subs the morning of....
Board: The VENT 01-29-2018, 06:56 AM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By patman119
Frustrated so much!

Iím getting really frustrated. Iím supposed to be working as a compliance aide. Basically I go from class to class to make sure the students who are on IEPs accommodations are being met. I havenít...
Board: The VENT 10-23-2017, 06:19 AM
Replies: 17
 
Posted By patman119
Same Here

I have had quite a few fake interviews. Here is the story of my most recent one that happened back in August.
This particular district had quite a few openings available and it was less than a week...
Board: Substitute Teachers 04-07-2016, 04:16 PM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By patman119
Update: She emailed the p two days later saying...

Update: She emailed the p two days later saying that I apparently couldn't find them. She thinks I lost them. LOL. I finally got plans. Two days late.
Board: Substitute Teachers 04-05-2016, 07:13 AM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By patman119
Left With Nothing

So I walk into my classroom for the day and I see no lesson plans, rosters, work for the students. This assignment is 4 days. She knew months in advance that she would be gone during this time. ...
Board: Substitute Teachers 10-07-2015, 06:13 AM
Replies: 14
 
Posted By patman119
I thought it was just me that this was happening...

I thought it was just me that this was happening to! I was at the school I'm at for today when I got a notification for a half day at the school I'm at right now! I noticed it last night. I thought...



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