So I am no head of HR. But fortunately I am good friends with our HR Director for our district, and I asked him about this. His response: “This happens often (more so this year 🙂 ). Yes – we would make the offer contingent upon them getting certified. Essentially we have to hold the contract … Continue reading Will A School District In Texas Still Hire Me Without My Certification?
First of all, I am very thankful to still be employed(knock on wood). My district has told teachers to move everything online, to reach out to our students, and adapt to the current situation. I wish my administration could have done more, but when you have one Admin to every 30-40 teachers, it’s hard to … Continue reading Pros Of Being A Teacher During Covid-19
Hi all! First of all, I hope all of you are okay right now. These are very different times we’re facing. Secondly, I would just like to share, as a teacher what we’re facing right now, and some positives of being a teacher right now. Especially a Computer Science teacher, lol. A positive is that … Continue reading Why It Pays To Be A Teacher During The Covid-19 Pandemic, As Well As Any Other Time.
Good question. That all depends on your contract you sign when you’re hired. I want to say 85%-90% of the teachers sign a 187 day contract. For those on this type of contract, they will be off from June 1st – August 7th(depending the year). So around 67 days off during the summer. As teachers … Continue reading How Many Days Do Teachers Get Off For Summer Break In Texas?
***Dis-Claimer: These perks mostly relate to teachers who are in bigger, well funded, and well staffed school districts. This is also coming from a high school teacher, but with the Tech Apps 242 certification, I can work in any school. Smaller school districts will have a bigger work load with less pay.*** Not every … Continue reading Top 5 Perks Of Being A Texas High School Technology Teacher
Main Points: Take care of your self first, or you will get burned out. Not every school district is made the same. And you should probably move to the most funded one. There are resources out there to make your teacher life so much easier(while also helping your personal life). Depending your location, you might … Continue reading What I’ve Learned In The Last Four Years Of Teaching Computer Classes(Part 1)