My First Year Teaching (Excerpt from Justice by Design: Guide to Creating Curriculum for Social Justice by Ian McLaughlin) In my first year of teaching, I had the privilege of working with Kayci as her Special Education case manager. She was in the 12th grade when I met her. She.
“You know, I do not actually believe in alternative teacher preparation programs…” This past year I have heard similar words uttered countless times since I started working for LDA Minnesota’s alternative teacher preparation program. Most recently they were spoken by a retired teacher I was talking with, but I have.
Special Education Teacher Retention and Hiring: Reflecting on Minnesota’s Teacher Supply and Demand Report I still remember vivid moments from my first year as a Special Education teacher serving high school students in Minneapolis, despite being over 10 years ago now. One moment in particular stands out in my.