More Secrets Teacher Won’t Tell
By Sherrill Kauffman
In every job there is balance between candor and professional discretion. This is especially true in teaching education where other children, colleagues, and parents may be involved. Add to this legal issues and school protocol, and it’s no wonder teachers are particularly guarded during conferences and even during less formal discussions with parents. So here are a few things your teacher wishes you knew.
Sherrill Kauffman has been teaching – preschool to high school – for nearly twenty years. She is the mom of two adult children and lives in Goochland with her husband.