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Educator and Lifelong Learner, Asst Principal at @cmslions, #NBCT, #EdD from @ucumberlands, @Google Educator Lvl 1 & 2, Google for Education Certified Trainer

Monday, November 21, 2011

Why I'm Thankful for My Job

Thanksgiving! I am thankful for so many things related to my career. Here is a brief list:
  1. I'm thankful for a job I love!
  2. I'm thankful for the 20 students that I teach!
  3. I'm thankful for parents who want their children to excel!
  4. I'm thankful for my family and friends that support me!
  5. I'm thankful to be in a school where we support each other as family!
  6. I'm thankful for supportive administration at the school and district level!
  7. I'm thankful that I'm a National Board Certified Teacher!
  8. I'm thankful that I'm allowed to expand my horizons and learn new things!
  9. I'm thankful that I'm involved in social media to enhance my professional learning!
  10. I'm thankful for the wonderful resources available through the Internet!
I could go on and on, but I'd love to hear why you are thankful that you are a teacher.



Anonymous said...

I AM thankful for my job as I was on the chopping block last spring! I can't imagine life without the joy, laughter, and amazement of kindergarten children! They are the best! imafarmgirl

Lilian said...

I am thankful to be full time tutor nurturing young children. It gives me the freedom, flexibility, control, joy, satisfaction which I am looking for. I am a fellow educator and blogger, do visit my blog at and post any comment you may have. Cheers!