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Is anybody willing to discuss their experience as a special education teacher for District of Columbia Public Schools?

The day starts a bit slow but picks up with behavioral challenges and unexpexted obsticles in teaching a session. Students in special education may show little interest and a teacher has to think of a creative way to get them engaged. The afternoon can be unpredictable but usually a well organize...
Day in the Life Education Teacher Special Education District of Columbia Public Schools
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How do I prepare for an interview for an Educator position at District of Columbia Public Schools?

Interviewing with the District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) is a three-part process: First, there is a phone interview in which the interviewer asks questions about your teaching style, how you will incorporate that style in helping students grow academically, how you use data to inform inst...
Interview Special Education Educator District of Columbia Public Schools Middle School
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What's a day in the life of an Educator at District of Columbia Public Schools like?

A day in the life of a teacher in DCPS is not too different from teaching in other districts. At my particular school, the day went as follows: 8:15-9:15 am - Staff meetings on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays to discuss topics around instruction, assessments, data, etc. 9:15-11:15 am - Reading/S...
Day in the Life Special Education Educator District of Columbia Public Schools Middle School
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