A principal once told me (in so many words) that it is the person who
counts not the GPA. Once, the story goes, a straight A student was not
hired after an interview because it was apparent that those most
important qualities expected in a teacher just were not convincing or
present. A 2.83 is very respectable and human!
On Wed, 7 Feb 1996, Sally Colburn wrote:
> One of my art education students is bemoaning her overall grade point > average of 2.83. She has always had a 3.00 and above, however, due to > moves and transfering, (courses which didn't transfer) her GPA has slipped. > She does not think she can bring it up to 3 in the time she has left. > > Her question is: How important is a prospective teacher's GPA for getting > hired to teach art? > Thank you. > Sally Colburn > > Sara > > >