I just had an extreamly uncomfortable conversation with my principal. This is his first year as a principal, and he's not too much older than I am. He's married, but no kids, so he was in unfamilar territory, I believe. My planning period is 4.5 hours into the school day, and H nurses/takes a bottle every three hours. After I mentioned that I was to be granted time as often as I needed by law, and shared Fact Sheet 73 with him, he said he would have to talk with the school board because he didn't see how he could make it work. He was very open to hearing me and nice about it (we were both a bit embarrassed, I think). I'm asking for two pump breaks, one earlier in the school day and one later. At my school, teachers have on 55 minute planning period.
Does anyone have any suggestions? Any teachers who have navigated this before?
on Aug. 7, 2012 at 10:32 PM