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Re: Our Children

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Linda Kelty (lckelty)
Wed, 21 Jul 1999 20:51:28 -0400


Ditto!! Good advice Marcia. Linda
-----Original Message-----
From: Mcracker <Mcracker>
To: alicia_kinane <alicia_kinane>;
artsednet.edu <artsednet.edu>
Date: Wednesday, July 21, 1999 3:07 PM
Subject: Re: Our Children

>Alicia-
>I try to ignore the negative people I come into contact with. Seek out
those
>who care and are committed....there are plenty of them out there. Don't
>forget to compliment people (teachers and administrators...and aides).
Often
>people in our field feel underappreciated and rather lonely, I think. You
are
>not alone! Keep reading the mail on this list and you will find plenty of
>committed art teachers! Try to make contacts with other art teachers in
your
>area.....take classes with them, travel together, exhibit together, etc.
Join
>your state art ed. association...use your energy to make the profession
>stronger for everyone. Don't ever lose sight of the kids....love them, but
>also know that you need to nurture yourself, or you will become a burned
out
>sad old teacher, like some of those you see around you! Good luck! I am
still
>excited about going back to school...after 21 years!
>Marcia
>