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All; Thanx for taking time out to read my posting. I am a soldier about to retire from the US Army after 28 years of active service. I have a masters degree in Applied Physics and a Ph.D. in Nuclear engineering. I do not have Delaware teacher certification but I am willing to use VA benefits or the Troops to Teachers program to obtain it. I am weighing teaching high school Math/Physics against careers in nuclear energy or continued government civil service. I'd like information reference which Delaware school districts have potential openings for a guy like me and what the pay and benefits may be. Nick
Don't even think about it Teaching is one of the worst jobs you can have. The pay is horrid and the hours are long. The working conditions are often abusive, especially math. With your credentials, I would get a job that payed well and didn't come with loads of abuse.

On 1/03/09, Nick Wager wrote: > All; > Thanx for taking time out to read my posting. I am a...See More
Jan 16, 2009
food for thought Sagacious advice. Anyone considering the teaching profession as a life-long career and a rewarding vocation, should think long and hard, observe daily life in today's schools, especially in the urban environment, before spending the time and money on education and certification.

On a whole, it's just not worth it. Only about 20% of teacher...See More
Jan 17, 2009
To Nick Hey Nick,

Most people who are thinking of being teachers always say they don't care about the money and they are not material. Let me put it to you this way...

Do you care about being able to take a vacation to Ireland this year and Paris the next and to see the pyramids the year after and maybe Peru the next year to see Macchu ...See More
Jan 17, 2009
:p I don't know where in DE you are considering but check into the new sustainable energy/nuclear technology program at Salem Community College just over the bridge in NJ. They are currently looking for faculty.

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Apr 21, 2009
Kevin On 1/03/09, Nick Wager wrote: > All; > Thanx for taking time out to read my posting. I am a > soldier about to retire from the US Army after 28 years of > active service. I have a masters degree in Applied Physics > and a Ph.D. in Nuclear engineering. I do not have Delaware > teacher certification but I am willing to use VA benefi...See More
Apr 21, 2009


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