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Approaching Retirement

Approaching Retirement

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Hi, I am an Assistant Superintendent responsible for curriculum development and implementation (among a million other things) in a school district serving approximately 3600 students. In June of this year I will retire after 41 years of service as a social worker, school psychologist, and education leader. Looking back I am proud of much of what I have done, looking forward I believe the road ahead is daunting because of all of the blind spots. I wonder if any of my colleagues are experiencing the same transition and would be interested in sharing their thoughts here? If so I would enjoy the opportunity to learn from others. Jose'

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Hubert V. Yee's picture
Hubert V. Yee
social media and marketing manager of startup

Hi Jose,

Did you ever think of mentoring educators? I am sure that you will have much to share. Feel free to share your experience in our community also.

Lora Ma-Fukuda's picture
Lora Ma-Fukuda
mom & former exec producer @edutopia.org

I'm sure you're hearing it from your colleagues, but I wanted to send you a big gigantic Thank You for dedicating your life to education. I can't think of a more worthy career.

I wanted to share this blog with you:

Reflections On Teaching
Last year, when Bob Jacobs retired after 42 years of teaching, he penned an inspiring note to all his students:
http://www.edutopia.org/blog/bob-jacobs-mvms-retiring-teacher

Good luck!

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