Open House Checklist

Open House is a great time to meet parents and students and set the tone for the school year.  However, because it falls during that precious week before school starts, it is easy to get distracted. Avoid hosting another less than spectacular Open House by using a checklist! 

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Becoming a Public High School Art Teacher

I did not set out to become a teacher.  If you had told me 20 years ago that I would be making my living as a teacher, I would have been shocked and confused.  I was shy, not authoritative AT ALL, and frankly, I imagined that I was destined for "greater things".  (Ouch!  How little I knew.)

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Teaching is an AMAZING profession.  It can be fulfilling, profitable, and FUN... when you have the right tools for the job!  It is my goal to give first year teachers a place to go for all the things I desperately searched for during my first year of teaching.  All I ask in return is, if you find the site useful, share it with other art teachers. 

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