>>Subject: two cents about dress code.
Date: Sun, 21 May 2000 01:03:46 EDT
Our principal requires us to wear hose or socks at all times. THis is a real
Concerning what's professional...I always dress more professionally when I
have to go to a meeting or know I will be with parents. I used to not
bother, but I have found they take me more seriously and actually give me
fewer complaints about their childs education. Even when I have given
workshops to other art teachers....they tend to listen better when I am more
taylored up and comments tend be even more postitive. THere is something
about dress whether I like it or not. So I plan my dress according to my
I do the same thing. Clothes DO have an effect. I also dress up more at the
beginning of a new school year or new semester (when I have new kids). They
behave better! Or, if I have to lecture, I'll dress up. If we go to the library or
computer lab, though, I wear jeans or khakis.
I wear sandals nearly every day, too. I'd die with your "hose or socks" rule.
Yuck. Somebody explain to me how sandals hurt my kids' education?
-- Michelle Peck Williams :) World History & Humanities Teacher East Jessamine High School, Nicholasville, KY USA mpwill mwilliams.us
"To know what you know and know what you do not know is the character of one who knows." --Kung Fu Tzu (Confucius)
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