I am happy to announce that I made it all the way through my day in a new position and new building without crying (even though it seemed there were a lot of odds against me and possibly even wagers made). I wore sensible shoes so my feet don't hurt right now (although I may still ask my DH to rub them anyway). The getting up before the sun came a little easier (mostly because I spent my night somewhere between asleep and awake...you know the place where your eyes are closed, but your mind is reeling). I have all my scheduling done (a miracle). Now, all that's left are 87 billion more tasks.
On a personal front, the Clover and Cubscout's principal e-mailed me today to let me know that they were both having a great start to the school year. It was a pleasant surprise and also reassuring that he sent one email that named them both. I know that they are cared for as individuals (at least that's what I assume as I didn't get two separate emails, nor did it say "your child" with Cc's to 410 parents). So I took a mental note to do the same if and when I ever use that Initial Principal certification.
Tuesday, August 23, 2011
I am so, so thankful to not have to spend another $90 (not that I have it at this point in the summer). I am so, so thankful to not have to study even harder that I did last time (. I am so, so thankful that I spent the majority of my day figuring out schedules for my students (as I can now legally make changes to IEP's). I seriously have a new appreciation for the nightmare that is making sure students get both the services and content they need. There's a reason they say not to judge a girl before you've walked a mile in her sparkly flats (I had to give up heels due to my new clientele). Aside from being mean, it's hard to truly understand what a job entails until you are kneedeep...just sayin'. So that's the view from here...now off I go to open house.