Many people have asked me to share my personal story about why I left teaching and what I’ve done since. In this episode, I’ll share why I left, what it’s like to be an educational consultant and instructional designer, and the most important lessons I’ve learned along the way!
1:00 My time in the classroom
4:40 The job search
9:13 My first job out of the classroom as an educational consultant
10:42 What is educational consulting?
15:02 Starting my first side hustle
16:03 Transitioning to instructional design
18:30 More on instructional design
20:44 The biggest lessons I’ve learned on my journey
Resources mentioned in this episode:
- Teacher Career Coach Podcast EP 09 Dr. Robin Sargent: Why Teachers Make Great Instructional Designers
- TAKE THE FREE QUIZ: What career outside of the classroom are you qualified for?
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