When the economy turns down and state budgets start shrinking, school districts begin looking at furlough days for teachers and other educators.
RIF (Reduction in Force) is a painful and frustrating thing to go through. It’s not personal, many of us have experienced it. Learn what you need to know and how to get through it. You’ll be back to work in no time!
Teachers know firsthand the importance of good principals. Many wonder though: Is it worth going from teacher to administrator? Maybe.
Education is a great career option for pursuing financial independence. (That’s the whole point of this site – ha!) Both teaching or administration will get you there – just in very different ways and at different speeds.
Gerald has had big life changes. Now, he’s starting from scratch at 34 with a. new job. Read about his experience and plan.
We lost badly to lifestyle inflation. Then we woke up, fought back, and rolled our spending back almost 20 years. You can too.
This is one of the most frequent questions I’m asked about working in education. While simple to answer, it encapsulates some of the intricacy of personal finance as an educator. Sometimes the question is also a way of trying to make a point about teacher pay.
A pursuit of excellence will serve you well, but it’s not without a cost. Can you be more successful and happier by overcoming perfectionism?
I’ve reviewed hundreds of principal candidate resumes. I’ve submitted many of my own – with a 90% success rate. Here’s what I’ve learned about what will get your resume noticed.
I was a new teacher in 2001 and a new principal in 2009. These are the things I wish I’d known to prepare myself, and others, for a recession.