Why do you think teachers lose that drive they had when they were a beginning teacher?
Is it the lack of respect they receive by politicians? How about the hours the put in per day to for pay that places them on the poverty ledge? What about a three or four hour test, which grades them for ten months worth of work?
Something has happened to these educators where they have lost their extra oomph that propels them to do, to want more from their students. Now the big question is how do we as leaders get it back? Any ideas?