FOIL FRIDAY – Who Took the Position You Applied For

Well I’ll tell you that I am very curious to know the background of who is hired for these positions that I was not qualified for. A new teacher right out of college Someone with a Common Branch license and no science or technology experience Only one way to find out…. Continue reading

[UPDATED] DOE’s Workplace Bullying Continues – My 33 Hours Behind Bars

I didn’t think that I would have to update my “Allegations Against Mr. Portelos” list again, but unfortunately I did. Those who have been working tirelessly to end my career hit a new low. A new allegation came in through the NYC Police Department, not the Special Commissioner of Investigation,… Continue reading

Educators, Are You Burnt Out Good. That’s the Point!

You think it’s by accident that there is a high turnover rate for teachers these days You think the new “rigorous” standards are to get all the millions of children college and career ready Wait, you think that the new evaluation system is here to make you better at teaching… Continue reading

Mission Accomplished- First Don’t Tread on Educators Forum RECAP

On Thursday November 14, 2013, we held our first open forum “Don’t Tread on Educators“. I and others believe it was successful and a great start. As I was pulling out of the parking lot, one educator rolled down their window and said “Thank you. I feel better and going… Continue reading