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Re: NAEA Conference


From: carolyn roberts (croberts18_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Wed Apr 02 2003 - 16:31:34 PST

Since my school doesn't have any money for staff development, I take it off
as "sick days"...and I only take 3 days...Fri, Mon, and Tues. They haven't
said anything to me for doing it.

> I really want to submit a presentation for Denver. I can handle thinking
> the hotel and airline, etc. myself, but the thought of paying four or five
> of substitute teacher pay is pretty hard. It adds up fast, and there is no
> my school would/could pay it. I'm sure this has been discussed a lot
before, but
> I'm really curious about how other schools deal with this - being gone
> days in a week, etc., especially since so many of you seem to go every
year. I
> can't imagine being allowed to do that.