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I began working as a teacher in GA, 12 years ago. I
started the year with rave reviews from my administrators.
I seemed to keep up the reviews, then out of the blue the
day before contracts were offered, I was called into his
office and was told I would not be renewed for the school
or district. The excuse I was given was that I just wasn't
a "good" fit. What is going on? Help please.
an idea for you guy.....don't back down /blockquote>

What evaluations were you given? They are required by law to
have given you a set number of FORMAL evaluations AND
feedback before they cannot offer you a contract. I recommend
you go to your superintendant and meet. have the following:

1. Give your students an opportunity to evaluate you, take
the ...See More
Apr 30, 2008
Bella /blockquote>

I advise you to bow out gracefully. You can't force the
principal to want you to stay. Let it go. I had the same
thing to happen years ago. I accepted the principal's
decision, told him that I understood, finished the year
teaching my heart out (which I was doing, anyway). When I got
a new job for the ne...See More
May 1, 2008
RT /blockquote>

This happened to me years ago in NC, the exact same way. I
told my story as I applied for unemployment--but was gently
told no un-tenured teacher had ever gotten it before. But, ha
ha! I was given the money! The Board appealed, but I had
kept my good reviews and notes of how the two conversations
went down, a...See More
May 7, 2008

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