I think…"...100 years from now it will not matter what kind of car I drove or how big my house was. However, the world may be a better place because I was important to the life of one child."
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It’s pretty surreal to go from missing union meetings during my probationary years to becoming UFT Chapter Leader and now running for a NY State United Teachers (NYSUT) position this April.
For those not up to date on the lingo, TBT or Throw Back Thursday is in reference to the ?act of posting pictures or sharing memories from the past. It’s becoming an increasingly popular term … Read More
Other dates on the real estate files found on my DOE computer show house sales that took place as late as July 26, 2012. That is 5 months AFTER the devices were out of my possession. Read More
Tired of being abused with extra work that isn’t helping your students, less time, less autonomy and not even a raise since 2009? Don’t be angry …just “hack” the payroll system like I did and take what you worked hard for. Read More
UPDATE: City of NY Visits the post below:
Today’s … Read More
They say “When life throws you lemons, just make lemonade.” Going along with that saying I have had plenty of lemons thrown at me. Come get your lemonade.
I was told that on … Read More
It’s not only important that you can just read, but that you can … Read More
On Monday I went to my attorney’s office in Manhattan to strategize and pick up this CD (above). The DOE Tweed building, where all the head brains … Read More
*Note: I had to jump out of vacation mode here in Greece for this one.
I cashed in my American Airlines miles and came here with my family in attempt to unwind and relax. Now … Read More
Teachers Rally outside of school and principal turns on the sprinklers. Read More
Two scenarios. One of someone taking a drive … Read More
I was called in to the Office of Special Investigation for a new?investigation against me yesterday. It’s crazy.
I attended the OSI conference and?I was told that on March 11, 2013 Principal Linda Hill made … Read More
The buzz on the street is that these high stakes tests are being?tampered with and may be soiled with?cheating.
Why would anyone want to cheat on a test? I mean don’t let the words?high stakes?fool … Read More
For those of you who are following my crazy saga, you know I filed a Federal lawsuit (Read More
“We want the worst possible teachers in the classroom” – … Read More
As of November 21, 2012, I have been removed from my position, as a classroom STEM teacher, for:
210 Calendar Days and 100 School Days
(40 days past 60 day time limit agreed upon)
…and … Read More
Since I came under attack, around the end of January 2012, a repetitive thought in my head was “Don’t Tread on Me.”. Thank you to my HS Social Studies … Read More
Time I was kept out of the classroom for no reason:
From STEM Lab (above)
to this?reassignment center (below)
The short version: