I need an opinion on a professional decision in education. What do you guys think?
I'm an elementary teacher with licensure for K-6 and gifted K-12. I want to further my options within the field. I have the opportunity to take over a position as media specialist at another elementary school. In taking this I will have to get my master's in library science. My other option is to stay with elementary another year and get my national board certification, and in another year start a master's in reading education. I'm really torn between the two and need to give an answer to the superintendent of human resources within the next couple of days. What would you do?
Asked By: jen12121980 - 7/17/2006
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Answered By: united - 7/17/2006
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Take the job and go to school at night so the school can pay for it. Take whatever you can ..the free education is yours so take advantage of it
Answered By: REBECCA T - 7/17/2006
Why do you need to do either? With the licensure you already have, I would think you could find a job easily. Are you wanting to make a change? Is this an issue of being required to get a master's degree? The Nat. Board Cert. should be enough to get you a job almost anywhere. It also depends on how many years... More
Answered By: wolfmusic - 7/17/2006
A friend of mine just left the class room and became a media specialist. She loves the job. She can keep her temporary license by taking at least 6 credit hours a year, so she is taking two classes each summer. She likes the variety of activities as a media specialist, and enjoys helping lots of different kids find... More
Answered By: physandchemteach - 7/17/2006
Firmly decide on one... and "feel" out your level of regret for passing up the other choice... More
Answered By: spedusource - 7/17/2006
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