Re: Teaching Shortage Crock!!!
On 1/24/08, Steve wrote:
> On 1/15/08, Missing MI wrote:
>> You know starting salary doesn't mean much. Many states are
>> trying to start around 40,000 to attract teachers. But it's
>> how fast the payscale increases that really matters. Where I
>> taught in MI, I would make 85,000 by year 11. In GA it will
>> take me more like 25 years to make that. So go figure.
>> Insurance matters big time too. Some of these states charge
>> you an arm and a leg for insurance and another arm and a leg
>> if you want to insure your family. While others take out just
>> pennies from your paycheck. Lots to consider. Most important
>> is going somewhere you know you will love living or at least
>> enjoy exploring.
> This is true......Here in Metro-Detoit it's real had to find a
> job. Last year I was laid off after five years of teaching.
> Did not have any luck this past summer, so I am subing at the
> moment. I plan on getting certified in Illinois as it seems
> there are many more jobs in the Chicago area. Also I have been
> interested in Ariznoia as well. BUT....What I have read here is
> making me second guess that possibilty. I was planning on
> getting certified in Arizonia, has anyone had any luck with
> finding a job qucikly in Arizonia? What about New Mexico? Does
> the pay scale suck in Arizonia?