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What is the biggest drawback of leaving the classroom to become an administator? I'm thinking of finally using my admin license.

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The lack of positive student interaction.

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That's a good one!

I’ve had my Admin Cred since 2007. What keeps me from moving forward is that I would be leaving the kids. I went into Ed to work with kids. Not to kiss someone’s ass. If I wanted to kiss someone’s ass, I would have followed a career in big business and made real money. I am happy making shit money working with kids who appreciate my knowledge and learning from me.

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Listening to everyone and their mother's problems. In your classroom at least you know there are boundaries within your class. As an admin your problems are much bigger and your boundaries much wider!

Forgetting what it felt like to be a teacher!

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