Published in the Glenwood Springs Post Independent, January 9th, 2019.
In the unhealthy relationship between public education and the classroom teacher, teachers are both the abuser and the abused. Along with building and district leadership, they are the ones gaslighting each other and themselves that it is somehow all OK. They see their peers giving and giving, and because of their own self-sacrificing nature, they quiet the little voice inside them saying, “Too much!” and dig a little deeper.
They give their time, money, emotional resources and, quite often, their physical health to anything which they are told may help their students… Read More