I’m a former teacher, teacher trainer, curriculum developer, and current BFF to teachers. I began my career as a teacher, so I know that teaching is truly a service profession that requires ongoing connection to passion, strong personal and professional boundaries, and a very strong sense of self and worthiness. I had the passion part – but the rest was very difficult for me, so the passion began to erode and was replaced by a stress-resentment cocktail (Ouch!) that was a recipe for disaster.
However, it also planted a seed that has bloomed into my true life-calling and life’s work – supporting teachers. And I mean REALLY supporting teachers – with what you need deep down in your soul. [Read more…]