Preventing burnout, finding the right colleagues, communication, the struggle with perfection… these topics are just some of the encouragements that 30-year special education teacher-turned-college-professor Pat Hensley has for teachers everywhere. Also author of The Successful Teacher’s Handbook, this South Carolina teacher has a message of hope and encouragement from her experience in education that will help all of us get motivated this Monday!
Pat Hensley – Bio as Submitted
Pat taught students with special needs in public school for over thirty years. Now she teaches at the university level to preservice teachers and teachers getting their master’s degree in special education. She was nationally board certified in 2002 and in 2006 was Mauldin High School’s Teacher of the Year and a Greenville County School District Teacher of the Year Top 10 Finalist.
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