An email to my fellow urgent care workers

Amazing letter from an amazing teacher, activist , parent, and friend. Thank you for sharing your words with us. Everyone please read the letter this courageous woman wrote to her fellow workers. #2105TheYearoftheStudent

Care4Kids

I work the after school program every day from 3:15-5:45. I’m usually out of the office as fast as I can due to that commitment. I had some time tonight and decided to write you all a long, overdue email.
It’s been one of those crazy days with extreme behaviors all around.
When I talked to a student today, I discussed with him my disappointment and frustration. I wanted him to understand how his behaviors were affecting all the adults in the building. It took quite awhile, but I finally got him to admit to me that he misbehaves because, “I WANT TO SPEND TIME WITH YOU.” Yes, I put it in caps on purpose. He was angry. I was putting pressure on him and he could sense I was upset and he didn’t like it one bit. He screamed it at me and then crawled under my table. I…

View original post 1,061 more words

Advertisements

One thought on “An email to my fellow urgent care workers

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s