You are so lucky to be held in such high regard. One of my fellow art
teachers in my district was told to her face that "Specialists don't work as
hard as classroom teachers." She was shocked at her comment and boldness.
> am most greatful to the administration in my school for realizing how busy
> an art specialist is. I also am not considered the school "decorater." I
> am asked to do a few things each year, but they realize that my curriculum
> is important and I don't get asked to do child generated decoration for
> events, holidays, etc.