Congratulations on your new job - and for surviving the recruiting
fair! Particularly so, since you had to brave the Iowa winter. One
year when I was there for a fair, we had a blizzard!
Your flexibility and diverse certification has proved you well. I
have heard that Quito is a good school. Enjoy your first overseas
post and keep us "posted" on your adventures and how you are doing!
On Feb 6, 2008, at 3:02 AM, MWhite wrote:
> Just got back from the job fair sponsored by University of Northern
> Iowa (yes, Iowa, in the middle of winter!!). I've signed a
> contract to teach in Quito, Ecuador. It was one of my top choices
> before I went. I wanted the HS art position but they gave it to
> someone who had a spouse who could teach math, so instead, I'll be
> teaching 9th grade English. I'm certified to do this, and I think
> living in Quito, which I've visited before, will be a blast. It
> will give me a chance to see more of South America, as well.