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Still Stressing After All These Months
by Elizabeth Scheibl

Elizabeth Scheibl is working toward National Board Certification as a Middle Childhood Generalist.

February 16, 2004

It's almost over! The long awaited deadline is closing in and I'm feeling conflicted. Although I'm extremely happy to have it over with and out of my hands, at the same time, I have devoted so much of my time to it these last 10 months that I'm feeling a sense of loss to have it end. The stress is always there and probably will be for the next six months as I wait for the results. I have looked things over and over and over, and I still can't seem to bring myself to put the "completed" entries into the envelope. I plan to go though everything one moreOK, two or three more timesand then have my friend do a final inventory. There isn't much I can do to change things at this point; I just need to be satisfied with the hard work I've done.

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Meet Elizabeth Scheibl

Elizabeth Scheibl received her bachelor's degree in English literature and elementary education from Providence College in May 1990. For five years, she was a resource teacher at Bradford Elementary School in Westerly, Rhode Island. For the past eight years, she has taught fourth grade at the school. Elizabeth enjoys the daily challenges that teaching offers and strives to grow and better herself as an educator.

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