(Not) Licensed to Teach

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At the close of business hours this past Monday my teaching license expired. I was a licensed (and highly qualified, according to a multiple-choice test the government made me take) teacher for just over 12 years, a full third of my life currently. I taught elementary school for 6 years. I was last in a classroom a year ago when I substituted for a year before Iddo was born. I doubt I’ve spent my last day in a formal classroom as a teacher, but I don’t know when I’ll be back.

In the mean time I’ve got some other teaching to do, both at home and elsewhere. And the skills I learned preparing to be a teacher as well as teaching are going to come in handy on an almost daily basis I’m sure.

Here’s to the next chapter in my life, a life unfettered by licenses and permissions (except to drive, of course).

5 shared thoughts about (Not) Licensed to Teach

  1. Brett says:

    Perhaps next you could pursue a License to Kill. That might be fun. :brett:

  2. Giggle

    The way i see it is that you have got to your first goal which is getting the degree to teach and then actually teaching 6th grade students…Now you are at another goal which is to have a family with brett….This is wonderful!!!! Once a teacher always a teacher. I hope that you just allow yourself to ENJOY every bit of learning how to be a good parent and Wife…So many can’t afford to do this. Everything you do with your iddo, will be showing HER what she needs to know. A life time of teaching, learning and loving…yeah for you.

  3. Denice says:

    What a noble profession you have now chosen!

  4. Mama g says:

    Once a teacher always a teacher. :apple:


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