I Am a New Teacher At 40

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 2 People

    Starting Over At Midlife...

    Twenty years after starting college, leaving to marry and raise kids, I finally went back and finished a degree and started teaching.  I feel like I have a lot more experience to bring to the classroom, but I also still feel like a newbie.
    MamaGoose MamaGoose
    Sep 12, 2008

    Returning to Teaching After Long Hiatus

    I have been at home with my three kids for 7 years. I have earned a bachelor's degree and a master's degree (all paid for on my own), taught college, taken con-ed courses to up-date my skills and provide a back-up plan. I am now trying to return to my original...
    laughinglady laughinglady
    1 Response Mar 22, 2009
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