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Posts Made By: MnToCa
Board: The Job Search 01-14-2022, 10:17 AM
Replies: 7
Posted By MnToCa
It all worked out

I randomly came on this site, forgot all about it.

Last time I posted was this post.

Well, the district that told me they were going to hire me took too long... So I interviewed with another...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 01-14-2022, 10:14 AM
Replies: 26
Posted By MnToCa
High Desert?

Back when I wrote this post, I was in the High Desert of CA.
Board: The Job Search 04-28-2020, 12:09 PM
Replies: 7
Posted By MnToCa
24 hours later

I still havenít heard anything back from the principal... they were supposed to email me to set up a meeting to meet the team, but I have not heard anything yet. I figured I would give them until...
Board: The Job Search 04-28-2020, 05:30 AM
Replies: 7
Posted By MnToCa
Thank You All

Yes, I will continue to interview until I have a formal offer.

It is unfortunate that they made it sound like I was hired... My current supervisor even called me once he was called as a reference...
Board: The Job Search 04-27-2020, 04:16 PM
Replies: 7
Posted By MnToCa
I feel you

I believe it will be over zoom or google meets.

But yes I have another interview on Wednesday and still waiting back to hear from a previous interview too.
Board: The Job Search 04-27-2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 7
Posted By MnToCa
Is a verbal agreement binding?

Long story short...

I was told that I am 99% chance HoF getting this job I applied and interviewed for. They just want me to meet the team first.

It stinks since I also want to send in my...
Board: Career Decisions 03-09-2020, 04:00 PM
Replies: 3
Posted By MnToCa
Should I Resign?

Long story short...

I absolutely hate my current position. The school/program I am teaching in is horrible and itís only getting worse.

My contract says if I donít resign by April 1, they can...
Board: Special Education 02-18-2020, 05:30 PM
Replies: 8
Posted By MnToCa
We are definitely behavioral over academics.

I think maybe I should have my supervisor and myself meet with her and explain we are behaviors first then academics.

Speaking of academics. What would I even use to teach them? We donít have...
Board: Special Education 02-17-2020, 11:53 AM
Replies: 8
Posted By MnToCa
Hate to say it

But it really does come from above us.

I try to teach lessons, but students refuse to listen and cooperate. We also donít have any curriculum, so I rely on things I find online to use as a tool...
Board: Special Education 02-16-2020, 11:30 AM
Replies: 8
Posted By MnToCa
Issue with my Paraprofessional

I am extremely stressed out with my new paraprofessional.

A little background information.

I work in a setting 4 EBD high school classroom. We donít have curriculum, our students donít have...
Board: Career Decisions 11-21-2019, 06:38 AM
Replies: 3
Posted By MnToCa
Went to the union

I fought hard and it sounds like we will be getting paid for missed prep. We still havenít received prep yet this year except for six days. So itís terrible still here.
Board: Classroom Management 11-19-2019, 11:18 PM
Replies: 13
Posted By MnToCa
Just worksheets

I worked there last year as well. Before me the teacher handed out packets of worksheets.
Board: Classroom Management 11-17-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 13
Posted By MnToCa
Good Ideas

ComeChildren. You have some good ideas. Problem is my school wonít let me bring a TV from my home and students are not allowed to bring electronic devices to school. We make them lock up their...
Board: Classroom Management 11-17-2019, 09:36 AM
Replies: 13
Posted By MnToCa
Federal Setting 4

It means that my students are 100% of the day in a special education classroom in its own separate building. My students have EBD and many of them have been in and out of jail.
Board: Classroom Management 11-02-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 13
Posted By MnToCa
I wish I could find a new job

I just canít since teaching is what pays the best for me. I make $53k a year. Not many places will pay me that.

Our behavior specialist is now leaving and one of our other teachers was offered a...
Board: Classroom Management 10-26-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 13
Posted By MnToCa
I canít break contract

If I leave the job, they can prevent me from teaching elsewhere the rest of the year.
Board: The VENT 10-26-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 12
Posted By MnToCa
4th year

And I sincerely am thinking of quitting mid year. My administration is a joke. I get threatened daily and things are stolen and broken daily, but my supervisor refuses to suspend.
Board: Classroom Management 10-26-2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 13
Posted By MnToCa
What do I do without a projector/TV/smart board?

I teach high school EBD in a federal setting 4. I currently have 9 students in my class with severe behaviors of aggression and verbal threats to me and peers.

A week ago a student broke the Tv...
Board: Career Decisions 10-09-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 3
Posted By MnToCa
Can I break my contract?

I am looking for advice.

I posted on here, so if you donít mind reading my post and my final post on the topic.

Basically do I have a legal right to break out and quit?
Board: The VENT 10-09-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 11
Posted By MnToCa
Can I break out of the contract?

So I just was offered another teacher job in a different district.

Now we just started getting prep, but as of today, we have missed over 20 days of prep time, which is over 20 hours. I feel like...
Board: The VENT 09-17-2019, 05:30 PM
Replies: 11
Posted By MnToCa
Illegal issues with Prep time.

Just wondering what you all think I should do.

I work in Special Education for EBD high school. In my current position, we are obligated 5 minutes prep time for every 25 minutes we are with...
Board: High School 06-25-2019, 05:16 AM
Replies: 4
Posted By MnToCa
Need some good ideas for books for students 9th through 12th

I am teaching SPED reading language arts and math next year. I have three classes of each. Anyone have good ideas of reading books that we could read as a class that actually will maintain the...
Board: Special Education 06-19-2019, 04:16 PM
Replies: 1
Posted By MnToCa
Any ideas for a Setting IV High School in LA?

I asked this same question in regards to math.

I have 8th through 12th graders next year that will be rotating.

I will be teaching Math and Language Arts.

I have no clue what to do for...
Board: Special Education 06-19-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 0
Posted By MnToCa
Any ideas for a Setting IV High School?

Hey all

I taught in this setting IV EBD program where my class was self contained all day. That was rough, but we are switching next year to rotating our 3 classes and I will be teaching Math and...
Board: Special Education 09-11-2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 4
Posted By MnToCa
They dont have schedules

It is a setting 4, so all of their IEP goals are behavior related.

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