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Officers for 2006-07
President: Donald Pennell
1st Vice-President: Edie Rieder
Treasurer: Barbara Rose
Recording Secretary: Joyce Reilly
Corresponding Secretary: Sue Krivenko
Executive Council Members:
Elementary: Linda Stout
Middle School: Gary Mendez
High School: Shannon Barnes
Support Staff: Linda Kaspryczk
UCEA REPS FOR RAHWAY:
Linda Kaspryzk, Joyce Reilly, Sandy Pineda,
Helen Cannon and Ruth McCormack
GRIEVANCE CONTACT firstname.lastname@example.org (DON)
WHAT TEACHERS MAKE
The dinner guests were sitting
around the table
discussing life. One man, a CEO, decided to explain the problem with
education. He argued,
"What's a kid going to learn from someone who decided his best option in life was to become a teacher?"
the other dinner guests what they say about teachers:
"Those who can, do. Those who can't, teach."
his point he said to another guest;
"You're a teacher, Susan. Be honest. What do you make?"
who had a reputation for honesty and frankness replied, "You want to know what I make?
"I make kids work harder than
they ever thought they could.
I make a C+ feel like the winner of the Congressional Medal of Honor.
I make kids sit
through 40 minutes of study hall in absolute silence.
"You want to know what I make?
I make kids wonder.
make them question.
I make them criticize.
I make them apologize and mean it.
I make them write.
I make them
read, read, read.
I make them show all their work in math and perfect their final drafts in English.
I make them understand
that if you have the brains, and follow your heart, and if someone ever tries to judge you by what you make, you must
pay no attention because they just didn't learn."
Susan paused and then continued. "You want to know what I
'I MAKE A DIFFERENCE.' What do you make?"
"Teachers make every other profession possible"