What. A. Week.
Crazy happy it’s Friday with no plans on Saturday (morning). Today I filled for a IA at the same middle school I’ve been at for…nearing five weeks now. The position I filled was actually held by the individual who is now the new science teacher.
I have little to no experience working in special education. Easily it’s the weakest area for me within the world of education. So, only through God’s humor, would it make sense for me to be in the IA (paraprofessional) position today. Of course, this also came with a frequent question:
Why don’t you just take over this IA position and work for the district?
I was informed today that as long as all the paperwork checks out I would be a primary selection for the job, with the expectation of having a real classroom at the beginning of the ’15-’16 school year.
It’s not easy, and this is something way out of my comfort zone. However, it’s an educational piece I need before actually teaching.