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Carolyn7777

Question:What can I do after 14 years of teaching middle school in the inner city? I'm ready for a change in career.

I have taught middle school in the inner city for 14 years. I've mastered classroom management and teaching strategies. I believe I am successful in my profession and I do like it. But I am looking for something that requires much less interaction with others (25 middle schoolers all day can be draining), yet still intellectually stimulating. I can't help think: what would I be like if I did something I truly love? What do I love? Hmmm...politics, writing, reading and traveling - and of course, shopping; but who gets paid for that?

Asked by Carolyn7777 on 1/14/09 3 Answers»
michael237

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Answered by: michael237 on 4/17/17
michael237

Answer:

TRUSTED LENDER (LEXIELOANCOMPANY@YAHOO.COM)
My name is Michael Lee a citizen of Illinois, USA. i have been scammed by 7 different Internet international lender, they all promise to give me a loan after making me pay several fees which yield nothing and amounted to no positive result. i lost my hard earn money and it was a total of 23930USD. One day as i was browsing through the internet with tears on my eye i came across a testimony of man who was also scammed and eventually got linked to a legit loan company called MARTINEZ LEXIE LOAN COMPANY where he finally got his loan, so i decided to contact the same loan company and then told them my story on how i have been scammed by 7 different lenders who did nothing but to course me more pain. I explain to the company by mail and all they told me was to cry no more because i will get my loan in their company and also i have made the right choice of contacting them. I filled the loan application form and proceeded with all that was requested of me and to my greatest surprise my loan was granted to me without further delay and here i am today happy because Martinez Lexie Loan Company HAS GIVEN ME A REASON TO LIVE, so i made a vow to my self that i will keep testifying on the internet on how i got my loan. You are to contact this GODSENT LENDER via Email: Lexieloancompany@yahoo.com OR Text +18168926958


Answered by: michael237 on 4/17/17
jbrstrategies

Answer:

Wow! It sounds like you have had an amazing and intense career so far. I can understand that working day-in and day-out with middle schoolers can be exhausting.

Are you interested in doing work in the field of education, or do you want to make a clean break and do something completely new and different?

If you'd still like to stay in education, I'm sure you know there are endless opportunities, even in this economy. School or district administration jobs, programming in higher education, working at an education-related think tank or working for an elected official as an education expert, finding a job that's a good fit at an education non-profit... I could go on and on!

If you want to try something completely new, it sounds like you've started thinking about what other things your passionate about, which is great. I'd challenge you to get more specific and concrete with those areas: what kind of work would you be doing in politics, for example? what would your day look like if your job were writing - what would you write about? who would you interact with? Try to picture it as much as possible. Then when you've gotten some more specifics, see what jobs and organizations match your interests.

And for either direction you pursue, informational interviews are, in my mind, critical to finding exactly what you want in your next career. Not only do you get to learn in a lot more detail what it's really like to work there, you also make connections that open up job opportunities in the future, or at least people to connect you with others they know. You never know who will connect you to the next great job of your dreams!

Best of luck in your search!

Answered by: jbrstrategies on 7/27/09
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