One of our members sent this to me (I hope there is no copyright):
THE TEACHING APPLICANT
After being interviewed by the school administration, the teaching prospect said, "Let me see if I've got this right: You want me to go into that room with all those kids, correct their disruptive behavior, observe them for signs of abuse, monitor their dress habits, censor their T-shirt messages, and instill in them a love for learning. You want me to check their backpacks for weapons, wage war on drugs and sexually transmitted diseases,
On December 5 and 6, 2007 the Board of Directors met in Mt. Pleasant. Following are highlights of what took place.
Pay for performance, a hot-button topic when it comes to talking about America’s teachers, could be knocking on the door of the principal’s office.
MASSP has just signed an updated agreement with Horace Mann Service Corp. to jointly sponsor the Secretary of the Year program and conference. In addition they will support the association by furnishing pens and padfolios for member use.
We are please that Horace Mann has become a very strong corporation sponsor for our members.
Here is an update from the MASSP Center Rep meeting held on Dec. 5th and 6th.