California Educator

August 2014

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C O M P I L E D B Y M I K E M Y S L I N S K I BUILD STRONG RELATIONSHIPS! Advice for the fir-year you A S T H E N E W school year approached, we asked members: What advice would you give your first-year self (in three words)? Here's what they had to say. IT GETS BETTER. MATT JOHANSON, Castro Valley Teachers Association STAY ORGANIZED! STACEY MORONEY, Willits Teachers Association EAT DURING LUNCH (instead of working) CORTNEY BAISEY MAIER, Fontana Teachers Association Don't teach, inspire! IRMA NARVAIZ, Hesperia Teachers Association Focus on CHILDREN! AMY BROWNFIELD, Selma Unified Teachers Association Stop (what doesn't work), drop (unattainable expectations), and roll (with wherever your kids are, to get to wherever each is going). LORI HIRSCH WALTON, Association of Colton Educators Ask colleagues questions. DANI TUCKER, Hacienda-La Puente Teachers Association Master one thing. LIANA KILHAM COLLICA, Alvord Educators Association KIM JARBATH FERRERA, Temecula Valley Teachers Association Keep impeccable records. ALISA DENNY KOPP, Tustin Teachers Association Get involved sooner (in your union). JOHN WELLS, Central Unified Teachers Association Give them hope. MICHELLE BENJAMIN, Lagunitas Teachers Association DAVID LYELL, United Teachers of Los Angeles Have more fun. Know & Tell Tips to share 15 V O L U M E 1 9 I S S U E 1

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