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Where are you in Kentucky? What grade level are you certified for? Income
varies - but have you checked with private schools - several in larger
cities have full-time art positions. Arts Associations may offer positions,
art teacher for home schoolers (this would involved some work to get
yourself started - but there is a market.). ESS programs offered through the
schools (this would mean after school hours or Saturdays - you may have to
sell it to districts yourself - but it could be done). There are many
districts in the state supporting and even emphasizing the arts (a result of
It would help to know what part of the state you are in - different areas
offer different possibilities.
Not every teacher travels to several schools (which is how I started - on a
cart, 4 schools and a three week rotation for seeing kids - not three weeks
straight - once every three weeks, with classes of 30 - 40.) Even if that
was your situation - after 20 years I still can recall individuals and
classes - you will get to know them.
> I am on this fence. I have just finished a Masters in Art Education. I am
> able to teach full time IF I am willing to run to three or four schools
> week. This will mean hardly getting to know the kids or their names. IT
> mean not being in a classroom, but pushing a cart around to30-35 classes a
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