New Teacher Orientation

Yesterday we got our schedule for the “New Teacher Orientation Week”.  If you are not a teacher in a public school district this may not mean much to you, but if you are a teacher in a public school system and are not surprised then read the sentence again and check the date.  Yes, it is mid JUNE.  NOT the week before workshops – or in some years, the first day of workshops.  At least that is the way it has been in the public school districts I have been in.  In the worst possible example, we got our schedule every day at about 10:00 am for the rest of the day.  How do you plan for anything????!!!????

This schedule has come MONTHS in advance.

Anywho, the schedule is awesome.  Busy and possibly a little tiring, but awesome.  I have never in my life had a workshop week schedule that included the following sentences: “Overview of household help”, “Security Issues and De-brief conducted by US Embassy”, and best of all….”Time in Classrooms”!!!!

  • Divisional Curriculum Time (x 2)
  • Hiring of Personal Driver, Cook and Bearer
  • Dinner Out
  • Dinner at ___(fill in person’s house)
  • Time with Principal

Just the fact that the word US EMBASSY appears anywhere on my schedule is far superior to my former workshop week schedules.


One response to “New Teacher Orientation

  1. Oh I would love to get that letter!

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