196Re: [art_education] art therapy
- Jun 2, 2002This is one of the problems with contracts and pay
scales. The more years, the more pay. The only way for
a teacher to move on or get more pay is to get into
administration or leave the profession. Districts
frequently consider new educators to be full of
energy, more flexible, and willing to learn new
programs- in addition to being cheaper to hire.
--- crasm@... wrote:
> I'm a seasoned art teacher and no suburb schools__________________________________________________
> will hire me because I have
> too many years of experience. It is unfortunate
> that the Districts value
> beginners because they are cheap and inexperienced.
> The state I live in
> cries out there is a shortage of teachers but will
> not look at the
> discrimination -----money,experience,age.
> Once a teacher has taught over 3 years, they are
> locked into a job .
> Otherwises, they are unmarketable. It is appalling
> and disgraceful!
> A disenchanted teacher!
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