Week 8 Discussion – Faculty Diversity
At a faculty meeting a month before a new school year begins, you have just had all the new teachers introduce themselves and share their backgrounds. They also indicated the subject area in which they will be teaching. One new teacher, Susan, arrives late, and you have her introduce herself. Later in the meeting, you share that the previous coach of the Math Bowl Team is no longer teaching at the school. You ask for volunteers. Susan interjects and says, “Mr. Chang-Lin is probably the best person for the job.” Mr. Chang-Lin had introduced himself as the new English teacher.
- In what way might you intervene in this situation?
- What thoughts or feelings came up for you as you read the scenario?
- What stands out for you about the interaction in this scenario?
Your initial responses are due by 11:55 p.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday and should be between 200-250 words. The initial posting should be a statement of your point of view on the question, supported by the required readings