We Did Not Forget

Sometimes it takes me a long time to process. So I sit here tonight looking back over the last four weeks of a walkout and returning to the classroom, again. Reflecting on the transpired events still confounds me at times. Going back into the classroom conjured a bittersweet mix of emotions. Seeing my students and colleagues … More We Did Not Forget

My Thoughts on the Last 12 Days

Anticipation. Excitement. Unknown. Solidarity. Grace. Kindness. Pathways to change. Heard.  Empowerment. Empathy. Tired. Kindness. Laughter. Pride. Joy. Truly historical. Upset. Livid. Confused. Grieving. Deflated. Disheartened. Embarrassed. Irritated. Frustrated. Powerless. Exhausted. Wearied. Weepy. Angry. And yet, there is hope. All of these emotions and experiences swirled around in me over the last twelve days. And yesterday … More My Thoughts on the Last 12 Days

Here’s to Day 8

I sit here and type this exhausted. No other word explains how I feel. There’s apparently teacher tired which generally appears around August, parent teacher conferences, December, and May. But “Teacher Advocate in a Walkout Tired” is a new level for me personally. Since April 2nd I and educators all across our state have shown … More Here’s to Day 8