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Time to Regroup
by Jennifer Sinotte

Jennifer Sinotte is working toward National Board Certification as an Exceptional Needs Specialist / Early Childhood Through Young Adulthood.

September 8, 2003

This week, I feel better about taking on this project. My entry four is really coming along, and my goal for the week is to gather all my documentation for each accomplishment. That involved searching through my filing cabinet to find some certificates and letters I need. After going through all the documentation, however, I discovered that some of the papers weren't needed. For accomplishment number one, though, I will need to call on some of my parent volunteers and ask them to write letters stating that they participated in the activities I am describing. Another item added to the list of things I need to complete this week! Finally, it's Friday, but I still haven't completed everything I needed to do this week. Some of the parents are on vacation and haven't gotten back to me yet. The feelings I had at the beginning of the week seem to be changing. I really am trying to complete my weekly tasks and not have to carry anything over into the next week, but I am feeling very frustrated right now. I think I'll take Saturday off and regroup. Previous diary entry Next diary entry
Meet Jennifer Sinotte

Jennifer Sinotte received her bachelor's degree in elementary education from Franklin Pierce College in May 1992, and her master's degree in special education from Providence College in May of 1998. Jennifer has spent her teaching career at Bradford Elementary School in Westerly, Rhode Island. For the first two years of her career, she was a resource teacher for grades four and five. For the past four years, Jennifer taught in a primary self-contained classroom, and recently switched to full-day kindergarten.

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