Jun 30, 2010
I am from outside Oak Ridge and let me tell you slim pickngs, there
are very few jobs, and a long line for those.
On 4/15/10, Rick wrote:
> How about regular ed?
> On 12/29/09, Jaime Kerns wrote:
>> On 10/23/09, Alyssa wrote:
>>> hi, I'm from New York and working on my bachelors in
>>> regular and special education, but my dream is to move to
>>> tennessee once i'm done with my masters as i work in the
>>> city, but i'm curious is tennessee in need of teachers or
>>> is it like here where there are no jobs?
>>> Thanks so much in advanced!
>> I know for a fact that in Hamilton County that they are always
>> in need of those w/ special ed backgrounds...have you thought
>> about getting your vision license? What about other areas of
>> spec. ed.
>> They always clamor of having no money but we keep getting more
>> kids...so we have to have the teachers.
>> Definitely start the process ASAP as to when you want your
>> job. Start contacting personel about positions, etc....
>> I teach in Ham. county, my mom taught here for 22yrs in
>> special ed, my mominlaw is a principal so...I've
>> grown up in this system.
>> One thing though, get used to the southern culture of business
>> and formalities...I'm not joking. A sister of mine moved near
>> Princeton last year and it's been a culture shock for her and
>> the company she's with (it's a national company). The company
>> had no idea how to work w/ their clients in South Carolina
>> Louisiana...it's different. The same goes for the new
>> automotive industry coming to town. Having had some of the
>> officials over (from another country), they've really
>> struggled with how casual, yet formal/polite, the society
>> Getting down to business means a whole other thing down here
>> and if you want to make a good impression, be polite, very
>> friendly and don't forget your manners (yes ma'am, etc)
>> very political down here and people remember attitudes more
>> than quality of teaching