As the school year is winding down, I feel so many things–elated at the thought of some much-needed rest, saddened at the thought that my journey with your child has ended, incredibly proud of the accomplishments we’ve made, excited about my summer plans. And I feel tired, so very tired. Can I get an “Amen!” from my fellow teachers?
Before we hug goodbye, I need to say a few things.
1. Thank you! Thank you for sharing your child with me this year. Thank you for trusting me. Thank you for supporting me. Thank you for partnering with me. I am well aware of the precious, awesome gift that is your child. I tried to honor this incredible gift daily. I’m human and I failed some days, but I assure you I tried every day.
2. Even though our daily relationship is ending, my love and concern for…
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