Don’t forget your WHY

17 Jul

Dave Schmittou "It's Like Riding a Bike: How to Make Learning Last a Lifetime"

I love my job. No truly, I do. I hate so many of the tasks that go along with it, the audits, the paperwork, the e-mails, but I truly love my job. Why?…because of my why. The reasons I got into this profession in the first place. My job is to change lives. My job is to create hope. My job is to make our world better.


Yeah, I know, in today’s world, educators are seen as pie in the sky when they talk like this. Our jobs are supposed to be rooted in teaching content. We are supposed to be well versed in crafting assessments and creating collaborative structures. We are supposed to be experts in PLCs, RTI, MTSS, IEPs, NGSS, NCLB, and hundreds of other acronyms. I mean, I even wrote a book about all of this stuff…(You can actually buy it here…wink wink)

We are scrutinized…

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