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Jun 18 2012

Reality vs. “Positive Messaging”

Now that I know how to actually post I wanted to share this. I wrote this after a negative experience my first night in town but I think it could potentially be useful to future CMs or anyone heading out to induction or institute this summer.
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Yesterday was our induction welcome dinner. It was fantastic! The elementary choir that sang for us was one of the most adorable things I have ever seen. Our executive director is also a very talented motivational speaker. He definitely captured and amplified the passion everyone had to serve the Chicago community.
However, after the welcome dinner a few CMs decided to go to a bar down the street (which was suggested by someones TTL). It was about a 10 minute walk so we decided to all walk there together. Just as we crossed the street from campus a police officer pulled over and the following conversation…

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Jun 18 2012

Hello World

I am really excited about having my own Teach for Us blog! Reading these blogs really helped me decide to join TFA last fall and has always provided the nitty gritty on what to expect. For some reason, it can seem rather difficult to find genuine information about certain aspects of the program. The title…

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