It's okay to change your mind about teaching. Fortunately, with advances in technology and employers hungry for the skills that teachers hone through their everyday routines, educators who wish to exit the classroom now have viable, fulfilling options for alternative employment.
If you’ve honestly lost the will to return to your classroom, it's important for you—and perhaps more important for students—that you settle down with this short book and think through your options. After reading the author’s perspective, you may find that teaching in the classroom is still the best fit for you. Or not. Either way, you’ll have some guidance for your next steps toward fulfillment in your chosen career.
Bestselling novelist Michelle Stimpson has taught English and math in public elementary, middle, and high schools. She endured both confusion and a sense of loss when she walked away from the system many of us have been in since pre-school. But after a string of experiences in corporate America, Michelle finally found her groove writing books and training English teachers. She hopes to help other educators find their best fit as well.