Some laws that are very important for both the protection of the student and implementation of that protection, are sometimes misunderstood and misconstrued. A perfect example is Tennessee Code Annotated § 37-1-403 which appears below and requires reporting of child abuse immediately. Recently, because of the dramatic, emotional and immediate circumstances which trigger this law, … Continue reading When You Have Knowledge…Report!
No one likes to hear those words, but you need to know what to do if it ever happens. First and foremost is to quietly find out why. It may be budgetary, revision of the curriculum or the administration may have decided your abilities don’t match evenly with their expectations. That’s a nice way of … Continue reading Nonrenewal or Termination of Your Contract
If you haven’t traveled our great state and met Tennessee educators, I encourage you to reach out and chat with these public servants when the opportunity to do so arises. You will find caring, accountable people who love their students and worry about them constantly. They are wonderful examples of tolerance, self-discipline, and sacrifice. Every … Continue reading We’ve Got Your Back