Working in education is one of the most fulfilling career paths that one can take. Every day, you have the chance to inspire and teach the world’s future business owners, health care professionals and even teachers. But teaching can also bring a lot of conflict. You’ll deal with unruly students, angry parents and restrictions on what you are able to teach in the classroom.
For the bad days that come with the immense responsibility of educating the world’s future leaders, we wanted to share a few words of inspiration and wisdom.
“If kids come to us [educators / teachers] from strong, healthy functioning families, it makes our job easier. If they do not come to us from strong, healthy, functioning families, it makes our job more important.” – Barbara Colorose
“We are not ‘JUST’ teachers, we are managers of the world's greatest resource: children!” - Robert John Meehan
“Those that know, do. Those that understand, teach.” - Aristotle
“The most valuable resource that all teachers have is each other. Without collaboration our growth is limited to our own perspectives.” – Robert John Meehan
“Education is not preparation for life - education is life itself.” - John Dewey
"I am enough of a realist to understand that I can't reach every child, but I am more of an optimist to get up every morning and try." - Preston Morgan
Teaching is the one profession that creates all other professions.
"The best thing about being a teacher is that it matters. The hardest thing about being a teacher is that it matters every day." Todd Whitaker
“The beautiful thing about learning is that nobody can take it away from you.” - B.B. King
"What will you create to make the world awesome?" -Kid President
If you’ve read through these quotes but still feel like you’re “stuck” in your current position, it may be time to consider giving yourself more options with a superintendent certificate. One of our helpful admissions counselors would be happy to explain our program to you and how you could work classes into your schedule. Contact them today!
Be sure to share these quotes with an inspirational educator in your life!