My Proudest Day as a Teacher Came Three Months After I Left Teaching

In a job that is full of proud moments, sometimes the one that means the most is the one you never saw coming

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I left teaching suddenly. Six weeks after the school year started, I quit over a payroll dispute that the school refused to acknowledge or repair. I loved my job, I…




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Gina Denny

Gina Denny

B.S. Business/Human Resources M.S. in Child Development/Education. Associate editor for Touchpoint Press. Erstwhile classroom music teacher. Homeschooler.

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