Surviving and Thriving Beyond Your First Day of Teaching
Nerve-wracking. Stomach-churning. Life-changing. Corps members and alumni describe how they felt during their first days and weeks of teaching.
February 12, 2019
Your first days in the classroom will likely be some of the hardest. Here's what current corps members and alumni remember feeling as they were starting out as new teachers.
“My stomach was churning. I was so nervous and sure enough, it was tough.”Bianca RosalesSan Antonio Corps Member 2017
“At the end of the day in that classroom, it's not about you at all. It's about the lives and students that you have affected.”Taylor ToynesDallas-Fort Worth Corps Member 2014
“This was basically going to be the first day of the rest of my life.”Sandra GodinaDallas-Forth Worth Corps Member 2012
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