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Re: Students Teachers and Student Aides

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John & Sandra Barrick (astroboy)
Sun, 22 Mar 1998 10:01:06 -0500

Although I responded once I'll respond again.
In conclusion.
I have worked in Christian schools and have felt it was appropriate for
mr to remove all my excess rings. I can always put them back on after
On the spineless principal he was just letting you do his dirtywork
instead of dealing with his own feelings toward the girl. He shouldn't
judge but people always do. She probably could relate and do so much
more for the kids than he. I don't know him but definatly has a problem
with people that are different so how can he work with kids when every
generation is and wants to be different. He should be happy that she is
volunteering and setting a good example for the other kids to stay in
school and follw thir drem and stay in school.

Jerry Hendel wrote:
> Recently, I had a freshman student from a local college as an aide. I
> used to have her as a student and she plans to become an art teacher.As
> part of one of her classes, she was to spend 20 hours with me. She is a
> delightful person and great with the kids (grades 1-5). She will make a
> good colleague.
> She has a fashion statement which was "displeasing" to one of my
> principals---a pierced eyebrow. The principal asked that I talk with her
> about it. It had not been a problem for me or the kids, but I did talk with
> her about it, and explained that it may be a problem down the road. She
> told me she'd lost a job because of it the day before. I did not ask her to
> remove it. She's an 18 yr. old putting in 20 hours. Our conversation was a
> good one, but I found that I resented what the pricipal had asked me to do.
> I felt like an old you-know-what having to bring it up. Me, who wears
> jeans and tennies to work in at school.
> This probably gets back to an old topic and I apologize for that. What
> are your expectations in that area for an aide and student teacher?
> Another question: Do you feel that the student teachers who have worked
> with you were prepared for it?
> Student teachers are great. They challenge you.
> Anne C-H