Tell us your Red for Ed story!

If you aren't sure how to get started, here are some story prompts to consider:

  1. Why did you become a teacher?

  2. What is one of the most memorable experiences from your first year of teaching?

  3. What is one of your most memorable experiences as a classroom teacher?

  4. Were you influenced by a teacher when you were growing up? Share that story.

  5. What struggles did you face at the beginning of your teaching career, and what has changed since then?

  6. Have you ever considered leaving the profession? If so, why, and what has kept you in the classroom?

  7. Have you had to deal with a difficult administrator? What was the circumstance, and how did you handle it?

  8. What would you like your students’ parents to know about you and your role in their children's lives?

  9. Describe a personal experience that demonstrates how public education is bigger than politics.

  10. Would you encourage your own child to become a teacher—why or why not?

  11. Teachers need a sense of humor to survive—recount a humorous story from your time in the classroom.

  12. What is the most heartbreaking or disturbing story you can recount from your experiences as an educator?

Share your story!

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