Anyhow, this person probably wrote what they did because they feel threatened.
There is concern out there about schools using certified teachers, since the start
of charter schools. But I'm glad to see that the kids are getting an art
education versus nothing or letting the regular class teacher trying to squeeze it
> I sent a message out about an art club I created for students where I work
> today. I am a new member to this group and I got a response saying the
> following: (name excluded from the text out of respect for privacy)
> <no offense , i'm glad your an artist but I'm tired of being solicited
> for help from NON-certified art instructors..... I COULD HAVE GOTTEN OUT
> OF SCHOOL A LOT QUICKER had I not taken those 30 hours of pesky art
> methods classes. There are plenty of good books out there-buy some and
> then read them.
> I apologize for asking for help. I can understand people not wanting to help,
> but geez I think a simple sorry this is not the proper email list for this
> would have sufficed. I am disgusted by this emails attitude, not by the
> unwillingness to comment on my question, that is no problem at all.
> I may not be a certified art instructor, excuse me, but I am doing a damn good
> job at it, and I don't appreciate the insult. A simple no would have
> sufficed. I won't bother the group again with my questions.