High School Geology Teacher
I rock my students' understanding of this planet.
Day to Day
My typical day right now, in the Fall of 2020, looks vastly different from what it looked like for the last 13 years of my career. I am a little more relaxed in how early I arrive at work and how I spend my time before class begins. I usually workout before coming to campus and spend a little longer eating breakfast before beginning my daily routine in the classroom. Before COVID, I would get to school about 2 hours before the 1st period bell and rush to get as much done as I could!
Advice for Getting Started
Here's the first step for professionals
I recommend that if you are going to become a teacher, work as a substitute teacher to get that first-hand experience, work with small groups of students, act as an instructional aid or a coach, and be open to new experiences.
My career is not related to what I studied. I'd recommend this path instead: