Making It Hard To Teach
Last updated 6/9/2021 at 10:57am
At the Transylvania County Board of Education meeting Monday evening, the school board recognized 23 employees who are retiring this year. Their cumulative time in education: 643.5 years. Of those years, 183 were accrued by people in support positions - custodians, bus drivers, mechanics, etc. The remaining 460.5 years were accumulated by teachers and their assistants. Their departure leaves a substantial void in knowledge and experience, the latter of which cannot be gleaned in a college classroom but only through years of work.
While their knowledge and experience cannot be immediately...