Jun 30, 2010
> 2011teacher responded to my further inquiry (thank you, by the way)
and went back and addressed OP's concern. Reading comprehension
appears to be just fine.
> Generally, in the for-profit world, continuing education IS paid for
> by employers. I, too, paid for my own master's degree (Hiram
> College, about $17,000). In the long run the expense is worth it.
> Most schools will give a new master's recipient a healthy bump in
> pay, usually about 4K to 5K per year. Also, it is important to
> remember that tuition costs can be written off of one's taxes
> as "lifelong learning."
> As far as addressing the costs without a teaching job, why not find
> an interim job during grad school and then bring this extra value to
> your school interviews once they materialize? Hell, I'm 54 years
> old and a new teacher after a long career in another industry. If I
> can do it anyone can!