On 3/04/10, Already a teacher wrote:
> I am already a teacher. I teach elective classes, and I am
> low in seniority....and because there are only 2 of us in
> the department, and my coworker with seniority has only 5
> years more than I do...I will remain low in seniority for
> most of my career.
> In the past, student enrollment has been a concern for
> us....and if enrollment were to get low enough...my job
> would be the one on the line.
> So...for my professional development, I am considering
> earning an additional teaching license. I already have a
> masters degree. I spoke with my administrators about this,
> and they encouraged it...saying that it would give me more
> job security, because if enrollment got low enough in our
> department, they could always give me a period or two
> teaching in the other area.
> My administrator recommended getting a core license (and
> said Math and Science are always in high demand).
> The problem with Math and Science is that I always had
> trouble with those courses when I was in school.
> Does anyone have any recommendations for other licenses
> that are in high demand??
> I appreciate any input!