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Re: NAEA Conference


From: Hoffelt (hoffelt_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Wed Apr 02 2003 - 20:21:53 PST

I feel very fortunate. My school is paying registration, mileage, food
expenses, and hotel for Friday throughTuesday. There are only 6 art
teachers in our district and we are all taking professional leave days.
BUT--we are from the state that has the lowest paid teachers in the
country--glad to have some perks.

Linda from South Dakota

> > I really want to submit a presentation for Denver. I can handle thinking
> about
> > the hotel and airline, etc. myself, but the thought of paying four or
> days
> > of substitute teacher pay is pretty hard. It adds up fast, and there is
> way
> > 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
> several
> > 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.
> ---