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Are you thinking about quitting teaching mid-year? If breaking your teaching contract is on your mind, you’re not alone. As it turns out, in some districts, upwards of twenty-five percent of teacher turnover comes from teachers quitting their jobs mid-year.  Regardless, whether you are thinking of leaving at the start, middle, or end of the […]

Quitting Teaching Mid-Year; Is It The Right Choice?

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One of the most stressful components of transitioning away from the classroom is the very small—and often very stressful—application window. That’s why I’m dedicating this episode of the Teacher Career Coach podcast to navigating that aspect of the job search. With the summer inching closer and end-of-year stress at its peak, I want to help […]

EP 33 – What If You Don’t Get a Job Before Summer Is Over?

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On this episode of the Teacher Career Coach podcast, I sit down with Lisa Spinelli-White, a Senior Content Manager at the Association for Talent Development, or ATD. She’s the editor and a contributor for Teachers To Trainers, a book aimed at helping teachers in the midst of a career transition explore training as an option. […]

EP 32 Teacher to Trainer with Lisa Spinelli-White

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You’ll see many of these applications ask for portfolios, and many are tempted to submit applications without adding a portfolio. Do I recommend you apply without a portfolio when they ask for one? No, unless you have an “in” at the company or you absolutely don’t have time to put one together but still want […]

Career Portfolio for Teachers